On April 21, 2016, Distinguished Artist of Ukraine, Laureate of the
USSR State Award Eugene P. Kapitonov will turn 80. Eugene Kapitonov
came to work to the Russian Academy Pushkin Drama Theater in 1999,
already a mature master of arts with more than 30 years of working
experience at the Crimean Academy M. Gorky Drama Theater (Simferopol)
and numerous roles of contemporary and classic repertoire played.
The list of Eugene Kapitonov’s roles includes Yermolay (“A Pair of
Chestnuts” by A. Belinsky, 2000), Deacon (“The Tsar Saltan Tale” by A.
Pushkin, Director Gennady Trostyanetsky, 2000), Don Juan’s Father (“Don
Juan” by Moliere, Director Arseny Sagalchik, 2000), Shchelkanov (“Boris
Godunov” by A. Pushkin, Director A. Sagalchik, 2000), Krutitsky’s Man
(“No Man Is Wise at All Times” by A. Ostrovsky, Director Vladimir
Golub, 2002); O’Dowd (“Vanity Fair” by W. Thakeray, Director Alexander
Belinsky, 2002), Pastor (“Trees Dye Standing” by A. Casona, Director
Vladimir Golub, 2003), Kuteikin (“Ignoramus” by D. Fonvisin, Director
Nora Reikhstein, 2003), Angel-Magician (“Izotov” by M. Durnenkov,
Director A. Moguchy, 2010).
Presently, the actor is engaged in Valery
Fokin’s performances: Rastakovsky (“The Inspector General” by N.V.
Gogol, 2002), Gerasimych ( “The Double” after Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
2005); he also plays Vincentio in “The Taming of the Schrew” by W.
Shakespeare (Director O. Korshunovas, the Soul of Forgotten Things in
“The Fortune” by Andrey Moguchy and K. Filippov (Director A. Moguchy,
2011), and Professor Nemur in the performance Flowers for Charly by D.
Keyes (Director I. Sakayev, 2011).