All-Russian Theatrical Society

Definition

Theater

  • (VTO) A Russian actor's union established in 1883 to protectworking conditions and pay. Dramatists and composers were protectedby a subsidiary organization, the Union of Stage Workers. The actressAlexandra Yablochkina (1868 - 1964) was president of the All-RussianTheatrical Society from 1916 until her death.
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