On 29 November Rybnikov’s Theatre and MRP supported by Moscow Culture Ministry Department premiered “Telephone, or Love A Trois” at Moscow Region Drama and Comedy Theatre (Noginsk town). The performance combined two Italian comic operas: Menotti’s “Telephone” and Donizetti’s “Rita, or the Beaten Husband”, entwined for the first time to make up one story. The parts of protagonists Rita, Beppe, and Gasparo were performed by Anna Vodopetova, Ivan Bolgov, and Mikhail Evtukhov, and Chamber orchestra “Instrumental Capella” provided accompaniment.
Director – Radmir Shaikhutdinov
Music Director – Alexey Shatsky
Choreographer – Zhanna Shmakova