Ezhegodnik Imperatorskikh Teatrov

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Ezhegodnik Imperatorskikh Teatrov

 

(Yearbook of the Imperial Theaters), a Russian periodic publication is-sued by the management of the Imperial Theaters in St. Petersburg from 1892 to 1915.

Ezhegodnik imperatorskikh teatrov contained extensive factual reference material. It published information on the repertoires of the imperial theaters of St. Petersburg and Moscow (accounts of the subject matter and stage histories of plays, notices of performance dates, and the like), data on actors, reports on the activities of the Theatrical-Literary Committee, and news items. Between the 1893-94 season and that of 1905-06 from one to six supplements to the Ezhegodnik appeared annually, carrying articles, research pieces, and other material. After 1909 the Ezhegodnik came out in installments: seven in 1909, eight in 1910, and six or seven yearly from 1911 to 1914. Among the editors of the publication were A. E, Molchanov, S. P. Diaghilev, P. P. Gnedich, and N. V. Drizen.

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