International programme
11 June 2023Sunday
Voronezh Academic Drama Theatre named after A.Koltsov — big stage

Yerevan State Russian Drama Theatre named after Konstantin Stanislavski (Armenia)

Staging and musical arrangement – Gor Markaryan

In collaboration with Chekhov International Theatre Festival and Regional Public Foundation "Chekhov Festival Fund"

Premiered on August 20th, 2020

Duration – 1 hour 20 minutes without an intermission

Participant of the IV International Youth Theatre Forum of the CIS, the Baltic States, and Georgia (2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Certificate of the XXV International Theatre Festival "Belaya Vezha" in the nomination "Best Ensemble" (2021, Brest, Belarus)

Gardenia is a message to today's viewer about the role of a woman, the challenges thrown by her fate, and self-knowledge. The plot is based on the stories of four beautiful and nameless women, whose destinies are closely intertwined. All of them are looking for the concept of their own family, discovering the sensual world sleeping in them along the way, the reflection of which the author projects onto everyday problems and desires.

" 'Gardenia' is a pretty typical attempt to reflect on all the good and bad connotations of the word 'mom' for you." Sona Meloyan, Voice of Armenia