name of Krasnogorov is well known to theater-goers of Russia.His plays Let’s Have Sex!, The Dog, Small Tragedies, The Delights Of
Adultery, Somebody Must Leave, Now Or Never, Love Medicine, Several Hours From
The Life Of A Man And A Woman, That Weak Gentle Sex, The Bride's Room, A Cruel
Lesson, et al. are warmly met by critics and audience. Up to now 21 plays
of him have been performed in more than 200 theaters of 14 countries. For many years he was
President of the St. Petersburg Playwrights Association.
creative dramatic skills of the author span a wide arc.He has displayed a superb mastery of many
kinds of plays.Biting satire, a keen
sense of humor both grotesque and absurd, lyricism, and a knowledge of the human
heart - these are the main features of Krasnogorov's theatre pieces. The tensions
and conflicts of his plays are set off by his style of lively and easy
dialogue, dynamics, and intensive action.The author uses paradoxical situations and unusual plots to involve
readers and audiences into the worlds, created by his imagination.
plays of V. Krasnogorov are contained in the permanent repertoire of many theatres and are
sometimes played several hundreds times.They are enthusiastically received by audiences.Critics noticed that " Krasnogorov's plays cross borders
easily".For this reason, many of
them have been translated into foreign languages and staged intheatres, on radio and on TV of different
countries. His plays were staged by the most famous theater directors of Russia.
V. Krasnogorov is member of the Writers Union
of Russia;member of the Russian Union
of the Theater Workers; member of the Israel Federation of Writers Unions. His
biography is included in the dictionaries “Marquis Who’s Who in the World”,
USA,"International Who's Who of Intellectuals", England, CamBridge, et. al.