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Alfred and violetta

The history of the Rezo Gabriadze Marionette Theatre began in 1981 with
the play “Alfred and Violetta”, where the story of everlasting love, well-known thanks to Alexandre Dumas fils’ novel “La Dame aux Camélias” ( The Lady of the Camellias) and Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “La Traviata,” was given a completely new artistic life by Rezo Gabriadze.

During the year before his death, Rezo Gabriadze almost completely rewrote and revived the play, adding various new characters and adapting the setting. He also created sketches of characters and stage decorations, which were used as the basis for the scenography of the reimagned play. The work started by Rezo was completed by the artistic director of the theatre, Leo Gabriadze, who brought to life this new rendition.

The play is set in Tbilisi’s Mtatsminda District, as well as in Milan, Khashuri, Rome, Abastumani, Venice and Dighomi.

This time, the story of Alfred and Violetta takes place during the dramatic events that occurred in Tbilisi in the 1990s, and their love will have to overcome numerous obstacles …

Playwright, Art-director: Rezo Gabriadze

Director: Leo Gabriadze

Producer: Veronika Gabriadze

Troup Manager: Tamar Amirajibi

Set Designer: Tamar Kobakhidze

Editor: Tamta Turmanidze

Sound Director: Davit Khositashvili

Musical Accompaniment by:

Nino Janjghava, Anzor Erkomaishvili, Eduard Israelov

Lighting Designer: Mamuka Bakradze

Assistant Director: Ana Sokhashvili

Supply Manager:  Avto Tsertsvadze

Theatre Director: Natela Tsiklauri

 

Duration of the play: 75 min

Animators

Tamar Amirajibi, Niko Gelovani, Badri Gvazava, Irakli Sharashidze, Ana Nizharadze, Tamar Kobakhidze, Giorgi Giorgobiani, Natia Demetrashvili, Medea Bliadze

Performers

Erosi Manjgaladze, Ramaz Chkhikvadze, Sergey Garmash, Otar Baghaturia, Teimuraz Tsiklauri,  Rusudan Bolkvadze,
Nanuka Khuskivadze, Nato Kakhidze, Vano Dugladze,
Grigol Zhordania, Davit Gotsiridze,Apolon Kublashvili,Nikoloz Kvantaliani, Nikoloz Katsaridze, Aleko Begalishvili
 Davit Dvalishvili,Nino Arsenishvili

Puppet Masters and Set Decorators

Giorgi Giorgobiani, Tamar Kobakhidze, Levan Kiknavelidze, Alexander Kheimanovski, Maka Pachkoria, Medea Bliadze, Nana Chezhia, Natia Shengelia, Eka Lomtadze, Tamar Zumbadze, Levan Mindorashvili, Avtandil Gonashvili, Gela Jangirashvili, Luka Gonashvili

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