Only a short time ago, at the beginning of this year the premiere of “Peleas and Melisande”(after M.Maeterlinch) directed by Vladimir Ageev took place on the stage of the First Studio of the Vakhtangov theatre. The performance immediately gained recognition of the audience and professional community. The theatre was making plans for further joint work with Vladimir Ageev, but fate has decreet otherwise.
The production of “Peleas and Melisande” has become the last work of the talented director.May 2, after a long illness Vladimir Agueyev passed away.Vakhtangov company mourns the loss and expresses its deepest condolences to the family of Vladimir Viktorovich.The funeral was held May 5 at 10:00 am at the Center for Drama and Directing (Begovaya street, 5). The funeral service – at 12:00 a.m. in the temple Velikomutchennik Antipa. Further burial at the Volkov Cemetery in Mytischi.The performance “Peleas and Melisande” on May 6, was performed in the memory of Vladimir Ageev.