Thursday, August 31, 2006

Metropolitan Vladimir of Saint-Petersburg Blesses the Stage of a Theatre

(Portal-Credo.Ru – Vertograd, Saint-Petersburg)

Metropolitan Vladimir of Saint-Petersburg, Member of the Synod of Moscow Partiarchate, blessed the stage of Alexandrinsky Theatre Saint-Petersburg in on the 30th of August. In such a way he celebrated the 250-th Anniversary of the first state stage of Russia. The ceremony was performed with the blessing of Patriarch Alexey, who sent his telegram of congratulation.

If was mentioned at the ceremony that the archive of the Theatre keeps the receipt for the payment to the magicians that had found the best place for the Theatre to be built.

The playbill of the Theatre often mentions that the performance is not recommended for children younger than 16 years old.