MOSCOW, December 26. /TASS/.The schedule of the Year of Theater, to be marked in Russia in 2019, will include more than 2,600 events, Russian Deputy Culture Minister Pavel Stepanov said.
"At the moment, the schedule includes over 2,600 events at more than 500 platforms. Over 600 cultural institutions have joined, and I expect their number to grow further," he said.
The official expects the audience of Russian theatres to grow by at least ten percent next year, compared to current figures.
In line with the presidential decree, 2019 was declared the Year of Theater in Russia.