Henrik Johan Ibsen (March 20, 1828 in Skien – May 23, 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre. His major works include Brand, Peer Gynt, An Enemy of the People, Emperor and Galilean, A Doll's House, Hedda Gabler, Ghosts, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm, and The Master Builder. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after…
Stanislavsky and the Russian Theatre . His sistem was delased almost into a psychological therapy in the 1940th.It has been adapted successfully by Shakespearian actors arownd the the world,ever since Stanislavsky´s writing "On the Art of the Stage " ( transl.and introd.by David Magarshach) first appeard in the 1920.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (1997) Vanessa Redgrave for London's Moving Theatre
Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet, 1880
The Seagull 1898 at Moscow Art Theatre. From left to right; V. Luzhsky as Sorin, V. Meyerhold as Treplev, and M. Roksanova as Nina.
Anton Chejov, médico y escritor ruso.
Ivan Moskvin and Vasily Kachalov in The Lower Depths (1902). Russian postcard, no. 8572. Photo: publicity still for the Moscow Art Theatre production of <i>The Lower Depths</i> (1902) by Maxim Gorky, with Ivan Moskvin as Luka and Vasili Kachalov as the Baron. Collection: Didier Hanson.