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Performance by Monica Bellucci “Maria Callas. Memories in letters


About the event

Italian actress Monica Bellucci will come to Russia with a solo performance “Maria Callas. Memories in Letters directed by Tom Wolf . The basis for the performance was a biographical film and the book of the same name by Wolf, dedicated to the great singer. The performance will be shown in two Russian cities: first in St. Petersburg , and then in Moscow. It will be possible to see the solo performance in the capital on May 30 and 31 , 2022 at the Vakhtangov Theatre . The best photos of the daughter of Monica Bellucci: how the model Deva Cassel repeats the path of her mother Deva Cassel is the daughter of famous actors Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel, one of the most sought-after young models. In a series of shots by Bastien Barade, the 17-year-old Virgo appeared in three looks: a black latex catsuit, a lavender bustier dress and a milky tulle Learn more


Performance “Maria Callas. Memories in Letters” will be shown in our country two years after the premiere of this production in Paris. There were also screenings in Athens, Milan and Rome. Now it's the turn of Moscow and St. Petersburg.


- This is especially valuable for us, Monica knows how much she is loved and appreciated in your country. And, of course, this is a great event - to watch Monica for the first time on the Russian theater stage - says Tom Wolf.

The one-man performance consists of three chronological parts: 1950s - the conquest of opera venues in Europe and the USA and the wedding of Maria Callas with Giovanni Battista Meneghini; 1960s - meeting with Aristotle Onassis and their romance, which collapsed eight years later; The 1970s are the last years of the singer, filled with nostalgia and loneliness.

What will the audience see at the performance? In the center of the stage is a sofa, an exact copy of the one that stood on Georges Mandel Avenue in the Paris apartment where Callas spent the last 15 years of her life. Throughout the performance, Monica Bellucci will wear the legendary black dress that belonged to Callas. During the show, the charming voice of Mary will sound. All this, plus the full reincarnation of Bellucci, as well as the play of light and shadow, will create the impression that the audience is really in the living room of Callas. Performance “Maria Callas. Memories in Letters” will be in English with Russian subtitles.

Tickets and prices

The price of tickets for Monica Bellucci's solo performance “Maria Callas. Memories in letters” in Moscow on May 30 and 31, 2022: from 6,000 to 80,000 rubles.

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