The Theatre Critic Association acknowledged the play 100% Voronezh one of the best plays in Russian following the results of 2018. this was reported on Monday, December 17, on the website of the association.

The critics could not define the exact position of the play. The seventh and eighth positions are shared by 100% Voronezh (Rimini Protokoll company and the Platonov Festival, concept by Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi, Daniel Wetsel) and Pakhita (the Ural Opera and Ballet Theatre, Yekaterinburg, choreography by Vyacheslav Samodurov).

The full list looks like this:

1. Mumu (The State Theater of Nations, directed by Dmitry Krymov)
2. Three Fat Men (the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater, St. Petersburg, directed by Andrey Moguchy)
3. Three sisters (the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre, directed by Konstantin Bogomolov)
4-5. Children of the Sun (the Red Torch Theatre, Novosibirsk, directed by Timofei Kulyabin)
4-5. Dead Souls (The Poisk Theatre, Lesosibirsk, directed by Oleg Lipovetsky)
6. Seryozha (the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre, directed by Dmitry Krymov)
7-8. Pakhita (the Ural Opera and Ballet Theatre, Yekaterinburg, choreography by Vyacheslav Samodurov)
7-8. 100% Voronezh (Rimini Protokoll company and the Platonov Festival, concept by Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi, Daniel Wetsel)
9. Mir nämeds uf öis (the tour of the Schauspielhaus Zürich Theatre at the NET Festival, directed by Christoph Marthaler)
10-12. Utopia (The State Theater of Nations, directed by Marat Gatsalov)
10-12. The Man of Fish (the Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre, directed by Yury Butusov)

RIA “Voronezh” note for information

The play 100% Voronezh was staged in 2018 by European theatre company Rimini Protokoll in association with “the best ever” (according to Mikhail Bychkov) Platonov Festival specifically for its opening. Art Director of the festival Mikhail Bychkov stressed the importance of the fact that Voronezh had become the first provincial city on the map of the international project of the theatre company Rimini Protokoll. In the past, the German directors had implemented the “100% City” concept exclusively in the world’s capital cities - London, Tokyo, Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, and others.