n.— «It is considered that their main task is to earn extra money and never—to offer a good artistic idea, good show. There is a very good word in Russian which is impossible to translate into English—”HALTURA.”—It means money made on the side with help of cheap art. This kind of activities always existed and was always considered shameful. Actors used to conceal it from everybody. They visited far away towns and played their thrash shows for local public who was captured and raptured to see famous actors alive.» —“Children’s Theatre in Russia” by Galya Kolosova Theatre For Young Audiences Around The World July, 2002. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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