• Playbill design for Thamyris the Cithara Player (Famira Kifared), by Innokenty Annensky, directed by Alexander Tairov, music by Henri Forterre, designed by Alexandra Exter, Moscow Kamerny Theatre (premiere: November 2, 1916). КП 93840. Copyright © A. A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum, Moscow.

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  • KAMERNY THEATRE
    A Bacchic Drama by I. Annensky

    THAMYRIS THE CITHARA PLAYER [Famira Kifared]

    Directed by A. Ia. Tairov
    Music by H[enri] Forterre
    Scene design by A[lexandra] Exter

Playbill design for Thamyris the Cithara Player

From The Director's Prism: E. T. A. Hoffmann and the Russian Theatrical Avant-Garde by Dassia N. Posner

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  • Playbill design by Alexandra Exter for Thamyris the Cithara Player with a deep blue background and swirling red fabric streaming around a bare-chested woman and man. The words are written in a mix of Greek and Cyrillic letters.

    See book: p. 105, 106

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  • Premiere: November 2, 1916
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