By Laman Ismayilova
The State Musical Theater has delighted theater lovers with
numerous productions within the Second 4.4 Festival of Short Plays,
Azernews reports, citing trend life .
Director of the Gusar State Lezgi Drama Theater Aliyar Aliyev
pleased the audience with the play 'Pony' by Kazakh playwright
Headed by Tarlan Abdullayev, the Lankaran State Drama Theater
presented Ilgar Fahmi's play 'Bloody Narrative' while Mikail
Mikailov's YUG Theater staged a play 'Clown Bizzz' based on the
work of the Romanian writer Matei Visniec 'Old clown wanted'.
People's Artist Vagif Asadov's solo performance 'Pistachio Tree'
based on Maksud Ibrahimbayov's work was shown out of competition as
part of the festival.
In addition, Iosif Bakuradze's Georgian Movement Theater held a
training on improvisation.
The jury members held a meeting with the participants and guests
of the festival to discuss theater performances.
The jury consisted of Honored Art Worker, theater critic,
professor Israfil Israfilov (jury chairman), Professor of the
Chukurova State Conservatory (Turkiye), People's Artist Jahangir
Novruzov, Honored Art Worker, theater critic, Professor Aydin
Talibzada, Honored Art Worker, director Mehriban Alakbarzada,
Honored Art figure, writer-playwright, Professor Ali Amirli.
The Second 4.4 Festival of Short Plays took place in Baku on
Co-organized by the Culture Ministry and Teatro.az, the
festival's second edition was dedicated to the Year of Shusha in
Some 12 short plays out of 20 were included in the festival
program, including six theater productions, staged by Baku
theaters, two theater plays staged by independent theaters, and
four by state theaters operating across districts of the
Moreover, the puppet theaters also submitted applications for
the Second 4.4 Festival of Short Plays.
The festival program also included six out-of-competition
performances and a play based on Leo Tolstoy's Kreutzer Sonata
staged by the Kote Marjanishvili State Academic Drama Theater
The Second 4.4 Festival of Short Plays was not limited only to
The festival, which drew fifty foreign guests, featured master
classes, training, and panel discussions with the participation of
famous theater experts.
Within the framework of the festival, the Azerbaijan State
University of Culture and Arts organized a master class led by
Professor of the Cukurova Turkish State Conservatory, People's
Artist of Azerbaijan Jahangir Novruzov on the application of the
method of practical analysis based on Anton Chekhov's short plays
'Bear' and 'The Proposal'.
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