Screening of 'The Hermitage Theatre: A Golden Age'
Event Venue:The Crosby Street Hotel
79 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012
Event Date:Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | 7 PM
Film screening and conversation with director Manas Sirakanyan
The Hermitage Theatre relives its time of glory in Manas Sirkanyan’s 2017 documentary. The Hermitage Theatre is the oldest theatre in St. Petersburg, the court theatre of Imperial Russia and the birthplace of Russian opera and ballet. This film highlights the immense influence of 18th century Russia and of St. Petersburg itself on the development of opera, ballet, poetry, dance and theatre internationally, bringing to life the works that were born in the Golden Age and continue to capture audiences today.
This film has been shown at festivals around the world including:
Docs Without Borders Film Festival, Nassau; Mindfield Film Festival, Los Angeles; Hollywood Independent Film Festival, Los Angeles; Västerås Filmfestival, Västerås; Great Lakes International Film Festival, Erie; Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival, Hong Kong; Classical Arts Film Festival, Napa
Runtime: 62 Minutes | Genre: Documentary | Language: Russian with English Subtitles
Presented by Hermitage Museum Foundation | 57 West 57th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10019