From May 14 to May 22, the VI International Theater Festival “Let’s talk about love …” will be held, the opening of which will take place on the stage of the Novoshakhtinsk Drama Theatre.

The event will be attended by 18 theater groups from Moscow and Moscow region, St. Petersburg, Kamchatka and Stavropol regions, Tambov, Oryol, Bryansk, Ivanovo, Rostov regions, from the Donetsk People’s Republic. Will be shown 21 performances different genres and forms.

  • In 2022, the “Let’s talk about love…” festival won the competition of the Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives, which significantly increased its capabilities. Thanks to the won grant, it became possible to provide discounts on tickets for pensioners, students, children from low-income families, – said Igor Guskov, First Deputy Governor of the Rostov Region. – This made viewing performances available to the widest range of theater lovers. The festival is expanding its boundaries – this year it will also be held in Novocherkassk, Taganrog, and Rostov-on-Don.

The festival opens on May 14 with a performance based on the play “Like Gods” by the famous Russian writer Yuri Polyakov. The performance will be shown by the Donetsk Academic Youth Theatre.

The closing ceremony and awarding of laureates will be held on May 22.

The jury will include representatives of the professional theatrical community, as well as journalism, and will be headed by the author of the festival project, General Director of the theater-coordination center “THEATRE – INFORM” Olga Senatorova. In addition, an audience jury will work at the festival.

Traditionally, the festival will not be limited to the theatrical art. The Novoshakhinsky Drama Theater will host exhibitions on the theme of the festival, meetings with writers and artists in libraries and educational institutions, master classes in acting.

You can get acquainted with the poster of the festival here


Earlier we reported that Taganrog is preparing for the XV Chekhov Book Festival.