• Playbill for January 2, 1907 performance of Blok’s Balaganchik, directed by Vsevolod Meyerhold, Vera Komissarzhevskaia Dramatic Theatre, Saint Petersburg (premiere: December 30, 1906). Russian State Archive of Literature and Art, f. 998, op. 1, ed. khr. 2743:3 verso- 4.

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  • January 2, 1907

    Balaganchik [Little Fairground Booth]
    Lyrical scenes, by Alexander Blok
    Columbine…………………M. A. Rusieva
    Pierrot…………………V. E. Meyerhold
    Harlequin…………………A. A. Golubev
    First pair of lovers…………………E. M. Munt; A. Ia. Tairov
    Second pair of lovers…………………V. P. Verigina; M. A. Betsky
    Third pair of lovers…………………N. N. Volokhova; V. V. Gorensky
    Mystics…………………K. E. Gibshman; N. A. Lebedinsky; M. A. Zhabrovsky; M. N. Zakharov
    Chairperson of the mystical meeting…………………D. Ia. Gruzinsky
    Clown…………………P. F. Sharov
    Author…………………A. N. Feona
    Masks: P. F. Sharov; K. E. Gibshman; N. A. Lebedinsky; N. A. Mogilianskaia; O. A. Shumskaia; A. Iu. Shternshtein.
    Music by M. A. Kuzmin, orchestrated by E. A. Briunelli
    Scenery by P. [N.] N. Sapunov
    Director: Vs. E. Meyerhold

Playbill for Balaganchik

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

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  • Typed playbill for Balaganchik.

    See book: p. 39

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  • Playbill: January 2, 1907
  • Premiere: December 30, 1906
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