The cast of Maly Drama Theatre's "The Cherry Orchard." (Photo by Viktor Vasiliev)
Galina Borisovna Volchek is a Soviet and Russian theater and film director, actress and teacher
Director Dmitry Krymov at the Drama Art School Theater. Source: Grigoriy Sisoev/RIA Novosti
The poster says:
"Do you want? Then join.
1. Do you wnat to overcome cold?
2. Do you want to overcome starvation?
3. Do you want to eat?
4. Do you want to drink?
Hurry to join a shock worker's group." (literarlly an assult group of exemplary labor--this was the term used for those workers who exceeded their work quotas, thus helping the 5 year plan of industrialization in the Soviet Union to be completed in less than 5 years.)
thanks to Diana Greene, Slavic Librarian for the translation
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Valery Fokin is the award-winning artistic director of St Petersburg’s Alexandrinsky theatre. Photograph: Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters
Boris Yukhananov speaking in his office in the theater, which will be rechristened the Stanislavsky Electrotheater.
Photo: School of modern drama