The Alexandrinsky Theater was figured for one of the first imperial theater troupes founded in 1756. Since 1832, the theater has tenanted an Empire-style building on Ostrovsky Square built by Carlo Rossi. Rossi, a celebrated Russian architect of Italian origin, was one of those responsible for giving St. Petersburg its distinct imperial luster. The theater and the square (at that time) were designate after Empress Alexandra, the wife of Nicholas I. The Alexandrinsky Theater has been cosy to numerous legendary theatrical performances.
The light show that hauled place on April 29 is just the beginning of a festival that force last through the summer until fall.
The facade of the building has also change rt of the scenery for the show. To create the atmosphere of the epoch, actors of the Alexandrinsky Theater inferred rt in the show and read excerpts of the most iconic performances that acquire been staged there.