Only here the loudest LAUGHTER rules!
The clown-mime-theatre “Mimigrants” is the world of jokes, games and joy, clownery and pantomime; the world of big boots and checked pants. It was founded in 1989 by Alexander Plushch-Nezhinsky and is located in the centre of Old Petersburg. The clown-mime-theatre “Mimigrants” is the laureate of numerous contests and festivals, since 2002 has organized the 1st April International Humour Festival “Smeshnoy Festival”.
The clown-mime-theatre “Mimigrants” is one of the most interesting theatres of Saint-Petersburg with its cosy chamber hall in the form of a theatre café and with its varied repertoire where it’s possible to find plays both for adults and kids.
Despite of being one the most vivid representatives of pantomime and clownery genres the theatre always searches for the new forms, synthesizes different styles and trends in its art. In the clown-mime-theatre “Mimigrants” you can find comedies by A.Averchenko, S.Beckett, O’Henry, musical plays, clown-show, plastic mimodrama – classical and modern performances which are now more favourite by the audience.
The theatre has a big tour history. During its lifetime the group has travelled all round Russia from Murmansk to Kamchatka, has visited Estonia, Belorussia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Germany, France, Thailand, ect. because only here the loudest LAUGHTER rules!