YEREVAN.- ? Armenia?ˆ™s opera theater will stage? TheNutcrackerin 2013. Talking to? Armenian News-NEWS.am, director of State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater of Armenia Kamo Hovhannisyan said restoration of the ballet is in theater's plans.
In addition, they plan staging ofEugene Onegin,? La Boheme? andWest Side Story Suite. Kamo Hovhannisyan said they had launched negotiations with the U.S. Embassy to get the license for the ballet.
"If the Americans give permission, we would be happy to have the ballet on our stage," he said speaking about? West Side Story Suite.
In addition, in the near future we can expect the return of? Norma. Hovhannisyan admitted the theater has certain financial problems but expressed hope they would find a sponsor in 2013.
Responding to a question about the tours, the theater director said because of global crisis, even the leading theaters of the world have to cut the number of tours.
"We have received invitation from Lebanon to bring? Spartacus? and? Gayane," Kamo Hovhannisyan concluded.