The 21st Ceremony of the Oleg Tabakov Awards presentation will be held on March 24, 2016
The annual ceremony is traditionally held on the eve of the International Theatre Day when Oleg Tabakov awards his personal prize.
Since 1995 over 200 actors and directors, novelists and playwrights, theatre experts and researchers, designers and art patrons, journalists and TV-hosts have become the awardees. Among them are Vladimir Pozner, Andrei Zvyagintsev, Vladimir Mashkov, Andrei Smolyakov, Yevgeny Mironov, Irina Pegova, Mikhail Zhvanetsky and many others.
The Oleg Tabakov Award is his gratitude for the inspiration, wonder and joy he has experienced in different areas of art within the year.
This year awardees are: art patron Irina Prokhorova, director Konstantin Bogomolov, theatre historian Maya Turovskaya, playwright Ivan Vyrypayev, actors Natalya Tenyakova, Alexey Kravchenko, Marina Zudina, Igor Mirkurbanov and others.