A one-act psychological drama staged by director Nikita Kobelev “Terminal 3” is being released on the Small Stage of the Theater of Nations
In the Chamber Hall of the Simonovskaya Stage of the Theater. Vakhtangov, the play “Suicide” based on the satirical play by Nikolai Erdman was released.
The play is well known; it is being staged in many theaters in the capital. Director Pavel Safonov was attracted by the theme of confrontation between the individual and society, the private and the public. How can a person save himself? “I thought about the words of Podsekalnikov, who is going to take his own life: “Man is a cell. And the soul languishes in this cage… But what if the cage is empty? If there is no soul? What then? Is there an afterlife or not? This is the main question that torments everyone: “What is it worth spending your life on, what to believe in?”, The director argues. “There is an answer at the end of the play: one must live not for the sake of slogans, but to be free.”
Cast: Yuri Tsokurov, Ekaterina Kramzina, Olga Tumaikina, Svetlana Iosefiy, Vasily Simonov…
Where: Theatre. Vakhtangov.
When: January 20, 30, February 6, 28.
Ticket price: 900 – 3000 rubles.
Theater of Nations
On the Small Stage of the Theater of Nations, a one-act psychological drama staged by director Nikita Kobelev “Terminal 3” is being released. Performance based on the play by Swedish playwright Lars Nuren. The scene of action is the admissions department of the hospital, where a young couple is preparing for the appearance of their first child, and an older couple is waiting for the procedure for identifying the corpse of a son who committed suicide.
“Globally, this is a play about life and death, but presented through the study of the relationship between a man and a woman. A peculiar variation on the theme of Bergman’s Scenes from Married Life,” says Nikita Kobelev.
Cast: Olga Belinskaya, Kirill Grebenshchikov, Dmitry Zhuravlev, Alexey Slavkin, Anastasia Fomenko.
Where: Theater of Nations.
When: January 27, 28, 29, February 13, 14.
Ticket price: 1500 – 3500 rubles.
Moscow Art Theater Chekhov
At the Moscow Art Theatre. Chekhov, the play “Cosmos” staged by director Nina Grigorieva is released. This is a story about unfulfilled dreams and unfulfilled desires.
Tatiana, an English teacher, lives in a small town and teaches at the same school where she studied. Her life is bleak and empty – her husband died, her son grew up and moved away. And suddenly a ghostly hope for happiness appears: the news reports that Tatyana’s classmate, the famous cosmonaut, is coming to the city of childhood. And, of course, he will go to his native school …
As Nina Grigorieva says, “Cosmos” is a funny play about an unfunny life.
The play features: Evgenia Dobrovolskaya, Yanina Kolesnichenko, Vanguard Leontiev, Oleg Gaas, Alyona Khovanskaya…
Where: Moscow Art Theater Chekhov.
When: January 17, 18, February 18.
Ticket price: 2000 rub.
Filumena Marturano, based on the play by Eduardo De Filippo, appears on the Other Stage of Sovremennik. One of the directors’ favorite plays, staged more than once. Filumena, being, like many women, a good actress, managed to marry a frivolous, but therefore even more beloved, besides rich man – Domenico Soriano, give birth to three children and provide them with a comfortable existence. And all this against the wishes of Domenico, but at his expense. This great scam took place in Naples – a city with ever-living music, temperamental people and an unquenchable thirst for life.
When: January 31, February 1, 20.
Ticket price: 1000 – 2000 rubles.
On the Main Stage of the Yermolova Theatre, the play-experiment “Potudan” was staged. Director – Vladimir Komarov. The play is based on a love story. Imagine what could happen if the goddess Venus was born not from sea foam, but came out of the river foam somewhere in the Voronezh or Saratov region. And her name would not be Venus, but simply Lyuba. And an ordinary Russian guy, having met her, did not immediately understand what had happened, and then, as he understood, he immediately fell in love.
Where: Theater named after Yermolova.
When: January 24, 31, February 14, 25.
Ticket price: from 300 to 1500 rubles.