The HIT OF THE SEASON – The Theatre Union of Russia Prize

This prize is one of the most celebrated Russian theatre awards, founded by the Theatre Union of Russia. The “Hit of the Season” ceremony is famous for its informal and humorous atmosphere. Its form is a sketch comedy where everything is allowed, hilarious gags, insolent parodies and witty boffos. The ceremony is conceived, directed and presented by the stage director Konstantin Bogomolov and the actor Sergey Epishev. The Hit of the Season ceremony is attended and enjoyed by the whole Moscow theatre world, even if everyone knows they may become the object of some funny jokes, as even the biggest theatre stars cannot escape the presenters’ sarcastic humour.

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