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Robert Sturua wants to go on tour to Tbilisi2012-10-12 13:01
Famous Georgian director Robert Sturua, previously dismissed as artistic director of the Tbilisi theater of Shota Rustaveli by decree of the President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, has congratulated the leader of the coalition "Georgian Dream" Bidzina Ivanishvili with the victory in the parliamentary election and asked to allow him staging several performances in Tbilisi, the RIA Novosti reported.gt-en-newsitem-inside
"I congratulated Ivanishvili with the victory in the election and asked him to help in staging two performances in Tbilisi", Sturua told reporters.
As recalled by the Rosbalt, on August 16, 2011, the Minister of Culture of Georgia Nika Rurua dismissed Robert Sturua as artistic director of the Tbilisi theater of Shota Rustaveli for the xenophobic statements.
Robert Sturua is considered one of the greatest theater directors of modern Georgia. He is known for such performances as "Seylemsky process" based on the play by Arthur Miller "The Crucible" and "The Caucasian Chalk Circle," based on the play by Bertolt Brecht. In Russia, Sturua's performances "Krepp's last entry", "Shylock" ("Et Cetera") and "Hamlet" ("Satyricon") are well-known.