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Jubilee of A.P. Gonchar

November 10, 2016 г.

On the 10th of November, 2016 will be a celebration of 80 years since the birth of one of the giants of Russian theater scene, the lead actor of the Odessa theater of young spectators named after Yuri Olesha – People's Artist of Ukraine, laureate of the State prize of Ukraine named T.G. Shevchenko Andrey Petrovich Gonchar.

After graduating from the Kiev State Institute of Theatrical art named after Karpenko-Kary (1960, I. Chabanenko), Andrew Gonchar has created hundreds of memorable images in performances of classical and modern repertoire in theatres in Chernigov, Simferopol, Odessa. For many years he was a leading master of the stage, the artistic Director and the Director of the Odessa Russian (now Academic) Drama Theater. With the same success in the near and far abroad, including major venues in Europe and America.

Since 2009, A.P. Gonchar – is actor of the Odessa Young Spectators theatre. Here he played the main role in the "Potap Urlov", he was awarded the joint Ukrainian-American award of L. Lugovoi and I. Tverdohleb – as the best actor of the year in Odessa in the 2009-2010 season. The most interesting stage images created by him in theater productions of "Dear Pamela", "The Golden Key", etc.

Andrew Gonchar is one of the most popular actors of the country, on his account are roles in dozens of films, including the widely known "Liquidation", "Lord's Fish", "The Feat of Odessa", "Keys from the sky", "Train out of schedule", "Day of love", "Lucrative contract", "Wedding gift", "Battle at the crossroads", "Only in the music hall", "Little farm on the prairie" and many others.

The Odessa theatre-goers are invited to join the congratulations and wishes at the anniversary party of the luminary, which will begin at the Odessa theater of young spectators named after Yuri Olesha (Grecheskaya St., 48-a) on 10th of November, 2016 at 18:30 with the performance "The Golden key" and continue the honoring of the great masters of the stage.