Vsevolod Meyerhold

Vsevolod Emilevich Meyerhold (born German: Karl Kasimir Theodor Meyerhold) (9 February [O.S. 28 January] 1874 – 2 February 1940) was a Russian and Soviet theatre director, actor and theatrical producer. His provocative experiments dealing with physical being and symbolism in an unconventional theatre setting made him one of the seminal forces in modern international theatre.

Centre for National Scientific Research Translation from French of a synopsis of a book about Meyerhold.

Encyclopedia.com Entry on Meyerhold.

Google Image Search Pictures of Meyerhold.

Meyerhold Memorial Museum Comprehensive biography of Meyerhold. Website also includes a detailed timeline of the events in Meyerhold’s life (archived).

Meyerhold Works Biography of Meyerhold.

Russian Theatre Website 20,000 word essay “Meyerhold and Stanislavsky: Art and Politics in the Russian Theatre (1898 -1940)”. This outstanding resource examines the effect Soviet politics had on the efforts of these two great Russian practitioners in their search for theatre.

Russian Culture Navigator Article celebrating the 125th anniversary since the birth of Meyerhold.

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