Scriptwriter, producer and founder of the Fund of cultural and historical heritage
Lemekhova Elena graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1989, Faculty of Journalism with a degree in Copy Editing. All professional activity is connected with creativity: theater, cinema, journalism. Elena is the author of books about the history of art and poetic col...
Lemekhova Elena graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1989, Faculty of Journalism with a degree in Copy Editing. All professional activity is connected with creativity: theater, cinema, journalism. Elena is the author of books about the history of art and poetic collections: УPriboiФ, УAt northern latitudesФ; She is working with various media magazines, such as Svobodnaya Pressa, Burda, Komsomolskaya Pravda and others.
As a music producer she was involved in staging the children's musical УCherished dreamФ with songs written by her together with Vladimir Shainsky. The play УCherished dreamФ, which premiered in September 2003, was on stage for more than five years, and in 2007 a TV version of the musical was filmed. The play gave the name to the currently existing National Children's Literature Award УCherished dreamФ.
In March 2011 the premiere of the musical play УRootsФ by ElenaТs scenario, written in verse, took place on the stage of the branch of the Moscow State Academic Maly Theatre. Currently sheТs working on historical plays УThe Legend of Princess OlgaФ and УThe Legend of Athanasius NikitinФ, as well as on the creation of a book about Russian industrialists and patrons of the XIX century, УNot for oneself, but for the Motherland!Ф
The project УGolden Legends of RussiaФ started with staging of music and drama mystery УThe Tale of Peter and FevroniaФ, the author of play and poems is Elena Lemekhova. Premiere was held in July 2003 in Ryazan Kremlin. In 2009 the performance was held under the patronage of the Patriarchate and Metropolitan Kirill personally, as well as with the support of VGTRK УRussiaФ.
Speaking about the event, Elena admits: УThe play knocked the bottom out of my life. About five thousand people came to the premiere; a huge area of the Ryazan Kremlin was filled to capacity. And at the final song people - elderly and adolescents - rose from their seats with standing ovation and sang along with chorus on stage ... It was an incredible wave of unity and pride.Ф
Then it became clear that they cannot stop, because the future begins with the past. Thus the idea of the project was born - the creation and staging of musical-drama performances in open areas in the natural scenery of the ancient cities and Kremlins, with the characters - real historical figures or legendary characters of the national epic. Large-scale historical performance on the open stage is not only and not so much fun Ц rather than a social and education phenomenon that promotes legal, religious and human norms and rules. The outdoor area is transformed into a real-time portal, and each person feels involvement in an event, people cease to be spectators, they feel part of the story, which takes place on the stage.
Every corner of our country has its own historical landmarks and heroes, covered with legends. The project УGolden Legends of RussiaФ
is in demand and is supported by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, spreading of the project through regions is planned