Theater

Gogol CenterThree 'Brothers' in Alexei Mizgiryov's modern stage reprisal of Luchino Visconti's controversial Italian drama film, showing at the Gogol Center on May 30 and 31 as part of a new series of adaptations of classic film scripts.

Theater Addresses

Thursday, May 30th

A Doll for the Bride (Kukla Dlya Nevesty): Alexander Korovkin's country comedy directed by Alexander Mokhov. Tabakov Theater production. Theater Center Na Strastnom. 7 p.m.

A Perfect Murder (Idealnoye Ubiistvo): a contemporary detective comedy directed by Andrei Zhitinkin. Satire Theater. 8 p.m.

NEW Brothers (Bratya): Alexei Mizgiryov stages Mikhail Durnenkov's version of Luchino Visconti's "Rocco and His Brothers." Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

NEW Bury Me Behind the Plinth (Pokhoronite Menya za Plintusom): Mark Rozovsky adapts Pavel Sanayev's story about his childhood. Theater U Nikitskikh Vorot old stage. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Orpheus Syndrome: Vladimir Pankov's staging based on works by Vladimir Mayakovsky and Jean Cocteau. Theatre Vidy-Lausanne and SounDrama Studio joint production. In Russian and French with Russian subtitles. Pushkin Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Commonplace (Obychnoye Delo): Vladimir Ivanov stages a comedy by Ray Cooney. Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

Divorce Female-Style (Razvod po Zhensky): Sergei Artsibashev's staging of Claire Booth Luce's 1936 play "The Women." Mayakovsky Theater. 7 p.m.

Enough Simplicity in Every Wise Man (Na Vsyakogo Mudretsa Dovolno Prostoty): Vladimir Mirzoyev's staging of Ostrovsky's classic comedy. Taganka Theater. 7 p.m.

Five Evenings (Pyat Vecherov): Alexander Ogaryov's production of Alexander Volodin's Thaw-era play about two former lovers who meet again (Sergei Garmash and Yelena Yakovleva). Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW London Show: Konstantin Raikin stages a comedy based on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion." Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Miss Julie: Mikhail Durnenkov's adaptation of August Strindberg's drama of sexual and class conflict is set in contemporary Russia. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier. Stars Chulpan Khamatova and Yevgeny Mironov. Theater of Nations. 7 p.m.

NEW Mitya's Love (Mitina Lyubov): A dramatic production by Latvian director Vladislav Nastavshev based on Ivan Bunin's story. Gogol Center small stage. 8:30 p.m.

Moscow-Petushki: Venedikt Yerofeyev's "poem" about a romantic drunkard directed by Sergei Zhenovach. Studio of Theatrical Art. 7 p.m.

Nocturne: Kama Ginkas stages Adam Rapp's highly acclaimed play, in which a 32-year-old writer recounts the tragic events that tore his family apart. Theater Yunogo Zritelya. 8 p.m.

Sneakers (Kedy): Ruslan Malikov stages Lyubov Strizhak's play about a 26-year-old loafer. Praktika. 8 p.m.

The Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Sluchainaya Smert Anarkhista): Dario Fo's satire of police corruption as staged by Mikhail Borisov. Satire Theater Cherdak stage. 8 p.m.

MT PICK The Death of a Giraffe (Smert Zhirafa): Dmitry Krymov directs seven monologues about loneliness. School of Dramatic Art and Territory Festival joint production. Project Otkrytaya Stsena. 7 p.m.

NEW The Demon: a media staging based on Mikhail Lermontov's poem. Playwright and Director Center. 8 p.m.

The Heart of a Dog (Sobachye Serdtse): based on Bulgakov's famous novella about a doctor who attempts, with frightening results, to turn a street mutt into a human. Stanislavsky Drama Theater. 7 p.m.

The Jester Balakirev (Shut Balakirev): Grigory Gorin's tragicomedy based on the real story of nobleman Sergei Frolov. Lenkom Theater. 8 p.m.

NEW The Picture of Dorian Gray (Portret Doriana Greya): Alexander Sozonov stages Oscar Wilde. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

The Pretty One (Khoroshenkaya): a play by Sergei Naidyonov directed by Yekaterina Polovtseva. Sovremennik Theater Drugaya Stage. 7:30 p.m.

NEW The Tale of What We Can Do and What We Can't (Skazka o Tom, Chto My Mozhem, i Chego Net): Marat Gatsalov stages Mikhail Durnenkov's adaptation of Pyotr Lutsik and Alexei Samoryadov's script. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater small stage. 7 p.m.

Triptych: Pyotr Fomenko's three-part staging of Pushkin's "Count Nulin," "The Stone Guest," and "A Scene From 'Faust' by Goethe." Fomenko Studio New Stage small hall. 7 p.m.

Uncle Vanya (Dyadya Vanya): Mindaugas Karbauskis' staging of Anton Chekhov's play. Tabakov Theater production. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. 7 p.m.

White Nights (Beliye Nochi): Nikolai Druchek's staging based on Dostoevsky's story. Fomenko Studio. 7 p.m.

Friday, May 31st

A Hunting Drama (Drama na Okhote): Anton Yakovlev stages this piece based on the themes of an early Chekhov play. Et Cetera Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Brothers: (See Thurs. listing.) Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Celestial Harmonies (Nebesnaya Garmoniya): a musical staging based on Peter Esterhazy's biographical novel. Burgtheater production. In German with Russian subtitles. Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Orpheus Syndrome: (See Thurs. listing.) Pushkin Theater. 7 p.m.

Cyrano de Bergerac: Vladimir Mirzoyev's staging of Rostand's comedy about the romantic poet with a long nose (Maxim Sukhanov). Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

Day of Dust (Pylny Den): Sasha Denisova directs her own play about thirty-somethings recognizing their mortality. Playwright and Director Center. 8 p.m.

Divorce Masculine-Style (Razvod po Muzhski): Sergei Artsibashev and Sergei Poselsky stage a play by Neil Simon. Mayakovsky Theater. 7 p.m.

Five Evenings (Pyat Vecherov): Viktor Ryzhakov's modern staging of Alexander Volodin's Thaw-era play about two former lovers who meet again. Fomenko Studio New Stage small hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Illusions (Illyuzii): The complex tale of two married couples written and directed by Ivan Vyrypayev. Praktika. 8 p.m.

Ivan Vasilyevich: Alexander Gorban stages Bulgakov's comedy about an apartment manager and a petty burglar who are transferred to 16th-century Moscow, while Tsar Ivan the Terrible travels to the year 1973. Stanislavsky Drama Theater. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Katya, Sonya, Polya, Vera, Olya, Tanya: Dmitry Krymov's staging based on Ivan Bunin's love stories. The Meyerhold Center and the School of Dramatic Art joint production. Meyerhold Center. 7 p.m.

Lies for Salvation (Lozh vo Spaseniye): Gleb Panfilov's staging on the themes of Spanish poet and playwright Alejandro Casona. Lenkom Theater. 8 p.m.

NEW London Show: (See Thurs. listing.) Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Marriage 2.0. First and Second Versions (Brak 2.0. Pervaya i Vtoraya Versii): Alexander Marin's staging based on Chekhov's works. Tabakov Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Mitya's Love: (See Thurs. listing.) Gogol Center small stage. 8:30 p.m.

Notebooks (Zapisniye Knizhki): Sergei Zhenovach's staging based on Chekhov's diaries and notebooks. Studio of Theatrical Art. 7 p.m.

Occupation is a Fine Affair. O, Federico! (Okkupatsiya — Miloye Delo. O, Federico!): Tatyana Orlova's dreamlike play about growing up in Soviet-occupied Germany. Okolo, the Theater Near the Stanislavsky House. 8 p.m.

One Day We'll All Be Happy (Odnazhdy My Vse Budem Schastlivy: Vyacheslav Chebotar's avant-garde staging of Yekaterina Vasilyeva's play about sins, life, death and the birth of the soul. Meyerhold Center Black Hall. 7 p.m.

The Cherry Orchard (Vishnyovy Sad): a traditional version of Chekhov's play. Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW The Easiest Way to Quit Smoking (Samy Lyogky Sposob Brosit Kurit): Mikhail Durnenkov's play about an infantile thirty year-old man who seeks to change his life. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

The Embezzlers (Rastratchiki): Maxim Leonidov's musical based on Valentin Katayev's story. Moscow Musical Theater. 7 p.m.

The Four-Legged Crow (Chetveronogaya Vorona): Pavel Artemyev's staging based on texts by Daniil Kharms. Theater Yunogo Zritelya. 8 p.m.

The Lourcine Street Case (Koshmar na Ulitse Lourcine): a vaudeville based on Eugene Labiche's light comedy. Satire Theater. 8 p.m.

The Pickwick Papers (Pikviksky Club): Yevgeny Pisarev's adaptation of Dickens' first novel stars Alexander Feklistov as Samuel Pickwick. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW The Raven. Gozzi (Voron. Gozzi): Carlo Gozzi's tale as staged by Igor Yatsko's Studio Laboratory. School of Dramatic Art. 9 p.m.

NEW The Secret of Terror Castle (Taina Zamka Uzhasov): a interactive show on the themes of "The Three Investigators" juvenile detective book series by Robert Arthur Jr. Project Otkrytaya Stsena. 3 and 6 p.m.

The Snow Maiden (Snegurochka): Alexei Kuzmin-Tarasov's stage version of Alexander Ostrovsky's pagan tale of passion during the Russian Shrovetide carnival. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

The Stone Guest, or, Don Juan is Dead (Kamenny Gost ili Don Zhuan Myortv): Anatoly Vasilyev's staging to music by Dargomyzhsky and Manuel de Falla includes opera and ballet. School of Dramatic Art. 7 p.m.

NEW The Tale of What We Can Do and What We Can't: (See Thurs. listing.) Chekhov Moscow Art Theater small stage. 7 p.m.

The Triumph of Love (Triumf Lyubvi): Bulgarian director Galin Stoev stages Marivaux's classic comedy. Theater of Nations. 7 p.m.

The Venetian Twins (Venetsianskiye Bliznetsy): Carlo Goldoni's comedy as staged by Paolo Emilio Landi. Taganka Theater. 7 p.m.

What a Pity (Kak Zhal): Pyotr Fomenko's staging on the themes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's play "Diatribe of Love Against a Seated Man." Stars Lyudmila Maksakova. Fomenko Studio. 7 p.m.

Saturday, June 1st

A Family in Decline (Zakhudaly Rod): Sergei Zhenovach stages Nikolai Leskov's character study of the Russian nobility. Studio of Theatrical Art. 7 p.m.

A Month in the Country (Mesyats v Derevne): Alexander Ogaryov stages Ivan Turgenev's play about the rivalry between an older married woman and her 17-year-old ward for the affections of a young man. Mayakovsky Theater. 7 p.m.

A Perfect Murder: (See Thurs. listing.) Satire Theater. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Auction (Torgi): Dmitry Krymov stages a bittersweet comedy about loss based on Chekhov's plays. School of Dramatic Art production. Project Otkrytaya Stsena. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Celestial Harmonies: (See Fri. listing.) Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. 7 p.m.

NEW Fools (Duraki): Valery Belyakovich directs Neil Simon's comedy about good-for-nothing small-towners who suddenly turn wise and witty. Stanislavsky Drama Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Idiots: Kirill Serebrennikov's staging on the themes of Lars von Trier's film of the same name. Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

NEW London Show: (See Thurs. listing.) Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Peer Gynt: Mark Zakharov's staging on the themes of Henrik Ibsen's verse drama. Choreography by Oleg Glushkov. Lenkom Theater. 7 p.m.

Photo Finish: an adventure in biography written by Peter Ustinov and directed by Sergei Golomazov. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

Pygmalion: George Bernard Shaw's classic play about Eliza Doolittle, the cockney flower girl whom the irascible Professor Henry Higgins "makes into a lady." Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

School for Fools (Shkola Dlya Durakov): Sasha Sokolov's famous novel about the fantastic inner adventures of a schizophrenic boy. Directed by Yury Pogrebnicho. Okolo, the Theater Near the Stanislavsky House. 8 p.m.

The Diary of a Provincial Man in Petersburg (Dnevnik Provintsiala v Peterburge): Alexei Devotchenko's one-man show based on Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin's satire. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Novaya Stage. 7 p.m.

The Duel: Chekhov's story about people in a hot southern town who while away their time by engaging in verbal contests. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater small stage. 7 p.m.

The Emigrants (Emigranty): Sergei Shchedrin's staging of Slawomir Mrozek's play about two lowly emigrants in the West. Satirikon Theater small stage. 7:30 p.m.

The Office: Roman Kozak's production of Ingrid Lausund's comedy "Slipped Disc. A Study of the Upright Walk." Five young office workers struggle to cope with a tyrannical, unseen boss. Pushkin Theater affiliate. 7 p.m.

The Too-Married Taxi Driver (Slishkom Zhenaty Taksist): Ray Cooney's "Run for Your Wife" staged by Alexander Shirvindt. Satire Theater. Noon.

The Venetian Twins: (See Fri. listing.) Taganka Theater. Noon.

NEW Tolstoy-Stolypin. Private Correspondance (Tolstoy-Stolypin. Chastnaya Perepiska): Vladimir Mirzoyev stages Olga Mikhailova's play about letters these two Russian thinkers exchanged about the fate of Russia. Teatr.doc. 8 p.m.

Vanyushin's Children (Deti Vanyushina): Sergei Naidyonov's drama about a Russian family at the turn of the 20th century. Directed by Vitaly Ivanov. Maly Theater affiliate. 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 2nd

MT PICK Auction: (See Sat. listing.) Project Otkrytaya Stsena. 7 p.m.

Babies Spoil Relationships (Deti Portyat Otnosheniya): Semyon Strugachyov stages a musical comedy based on a play by Jean de Letraz. Mayakovsky Theater. 7 p.m.

Celestial Beings (Nebozhiteli): Ruslan Malikov directs Igor Simonov's play about money, success and television. Praktika. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Celestial Harmonies: (See Fri. listing.) Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. 7 p.m.

NEW Christmas at the Ivanovs (Yolka u Ivanovykh): Alexander Vvedensky's absurdist play staged by Denis Azarov. Gogol Center small stage. 8:30 p.m.

Companions (Kompanyony): Alexander Galin directs his comedy about a former sailor who dreams of taking a boat trip down the Volga river. Et Cetera Theater Efros Hall. 7 p.m.

Five Evenings (Pyat Vecherov): Viktor Ryzhakov's modern staging of Alexander Volodin's Thaw-era play about two former lovers who meet again. Fomenko Studio New Stage small hall. 8 p.m.

Five Evenings: (See Thurs. listing.) Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

How to Kill an Old Woman (Kak Prishit Starushku): The charming Olga Aroseva stars in a play by American playwright John Patrick. Satire Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW Idiots: (See Sat. listing.) Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

NEW London Show: (See Thurs. listing.) Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Look Back in Anger (Oglyanis vo Gneve): John Osborne's play about a love triangle as staged by Yakov Lomkin. Satirikon Theater small stage. 7:30 p.m.

Marienbad: Yevgeny Kamenkovich's adaptation of Sholom Aleichem's novel in letters exchanged between husbands and wives as they attempt to convince each other of their honorable behavior. Studio of Theatrical Art. 7 p.m.

Poetry Night. 21st Century. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Midnight to 6 a.m.

Spring Storm (Vesennyaya Groza): Alexander Ogaryov's staging of Tennessee Williams. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

Talents and Admirers (Talanty i Poklonniki): Alexander Ostrovsky's backstage play about a young actress suffering jealous partners and pushy cavaliers. Satire Theater. Noon.

Thank You, Margo! (Spasibo, Margo!): Valery Mukharyamov's comedy about Russian expats in New York. Stanislavsky Drama Theater. 7 p.m.

The Office: (See Sat. listing.) Pushkin Theater affiliate. 7 p.m.

NEW The Raven. Gozzi: (See Fri. listing.) School of Dramatic Art. 8 p.m.

Monday, June 3rd

Alice's Trip to Switzerland (Puteshestviye Alisy v Shveitsariyu): Lukas Barfuss' play about people traveling to Switzerland to commit suicide legally, and about a doctor who wishes to help them. Stars Olga Yakovleva and Yelena Morozova. Playwright and Director Center. 7 p.m.

NEW Celestial Pilgrims (Nebesniye Stranniki): Mark Zakharov's staging on the themes of Aristophanes and Chekhov. Lenkom Theater. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Murmurs des Murs (Shyopot Sten): A burlesque production directed by Victoria Chaplin-Thierree. Compagnie des Petites Heures (France). Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Cops on Fire (Kopy v Ogne): a "hip-hopera." Joint production of Moscow art groups How2make and Le Cirque de Charles la Tannes. Mayakovsky Theater. 8 p.m.

Dream Orchestra. Brass (Orkestr Mechty. Med): Oleg Menshikov's Brass Orchestra in a theatrical concert. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Eugene Onegin: Rimas Tuminas stages a bold remake of, and commentary on, Pushkin's classic verse novel. Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

Five Evenings: (See Sun. listing.) Fomenko Studio New Stage small hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Illusions: (See Fri. listing.) Praktika. 8 p.m.

Karenin: Vasily Sigarev's tragicomedy, based on Leo Tolstoy's novel "Anna Karenina," focuses on her husband Alexei. Directed by Viesturs Meiksans. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Novaya Stage. 7 p.m.

Marat/Sade: Yury Lyubimov's energetic production of Peter Weiss' play, the full title of which is "The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade." Taganka Theater. 7 p.m.

Pagans (Yazychniki): Valeria Surkova stages Anna Yablonskaya's family drama. Teatr.doc. 8 p.m.

MT PICK The Gentleman: Yevgeny Kamenkovich stages Alexander Sumbatov-Yuzhin's play about an ambitious, vain young man making his way in the world. Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

The Happy Prince (Schastlivy Prints): Kama Ginkas' production of the Oscar Wilde fairy tale. Theater Yunogo Zritelya. 6 p.m.

The Waltz of Singles (Vals Odinokikh): Semyon Zlotnikov stages his play about love. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

The White Guard (Belaya Gvardiya): Sergei Zhenovach's stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's novel. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 4th

NEW An Ideal Husband. A Comedy (Idealny Muzh. Komediya): Konstantin Bogomolov's staging on the themes of Oscar Wilde, set in contemporary Moscow. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. 7 p.m.

Anarchy: Garik Sukachyov stages Mike Packer's play "The Dysfunckshonalz" about middle-aged men attempting to reunite their punk rock band and recapture their glory days. Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

Boris Akunin. The Seagull (Boris Akunin. Chaika): Boris Akunin's sequel to Chekhov's play is done as a detective comedy. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

NEW Celestial Pilgrims: (See Mon. listing.) Lenkom Theater. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: As You Like It (Kak Vam Eto Ponravitsya): Dmitry Krymov's staging based on the play-within-the-play in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." School of Dramatic Art. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Murmurs des Murs: (See Mon. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Chyo: a contemporary love story directed by Marat Gatsalov. Teatr.doc. 8 p.m.

Comedy (Komediya): Ivan Vyrypayev's play for two actors is a parody of TV stand-up comedy. Praktika. 8 p.m.

Dream Orchestra. Brass: (See Mon. listing.) Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Konstantin Raikin: An Evening With Dostoevsky (Konstantin Raikin: Vecher s Dostoyevskim): Director Valery Fokin and composer Alexander Bakshi create a stage version of Fyodor Dostoevsky's existentialist novel "Notes From Underground" especially for Raikin. Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Landing Stage (Pristan): The Vakhtangov Theater jubilee staging on the themes of Brecht, Bunin, Dostoevsky, Durrenmatt, Arthur Miller, Pushkin, Eduardo de Filippo and Shakespeare. Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

Masculine Singular (Muzhskoi Rod, Yedinstvennoye Chislo): a gender-bending farce about a man's long-lost female lover who returns as a man, throwing the couple's son into total confusion. Stanislavsky Drama Theater. 7 p.m.

Orpheus: Jean Cocteau's play as directed by Vladimir Skvortsov. Et Cetera Theater Efros Hall. 7 p.m.

MT PICK Pushkin. Duel. Death. (Pushkin. Duel. Smert.): Kama Ginkas' powerful staging, based on the memoirs of Pushkin's contemporaries, is a brilliant examination of the way in which poets are misunderstood by those closest to them. Theater Yunogo Zritelya. 7 p.m.

Shaga: Marguerite Duras' tragicomedy observes a man and two women sorting out their relationships. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Novaya Stage. 7 p.m.

Synthesizer of Love (Sintezator Lyubvi): Leonid Kheifets' staging of Alan Ayckbourn's comedy. Mayakovsky Theater. 7 p.m.

The Battle of Life (Bitva Zhizni): Sergei Zhenovach stages Charles Dickens' tale of love. Studio of Theatrical Art. 7 p.m.

NEW The Birds (Ptitsy): Mikhail Milkis' staging on the themes of Aristophanes' comedy. Vakhtangov Theater small stage. 7:30 p.m.

The Dinner Game (Uzhin s Durakom): Leonid Trushkin's production of Francis Veber's play stars Gennady Khazanov and Oleg Basilashvili. Anton Chekhov Theater. Estrada Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW The Egyptian Stamp (Yegipetskaya Marka): a staging based on Osip Mandelshtam's story of the same name set in St. Petersburg in 1917. Fomenko Studio. 8 p.m.

The Emigrants: (See Sat. listing.) Satirikon Theater small stage. 7:30 p.m.

The Too-Married Taxi Driver: (See Sat. listing.) Satire Theater. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 5th   

A Hunting Drama: (See Fri. listing.) Et Cetera Theater. 7 p.m.

A Perfect Murder: (See Thurs. listing.) Satire Theater. 7 p.m.

A Russian on a Rendezvous (Russky Chelovek na Rendez-Vous): a romantic musical staging based on Ivan Turgenev's story "Spring Freshets." Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

Alconovellas: Six documentary stories illustrate six different "genres" of drinking. Written by Lyubov Mulmenko, staged by Valeria Surkova. Teatr.doc. 8 p.m.

NEW An Enemy of the People (Vrag Naroda): Sasha Denisova's version of Henrik Ibsen's play staged by Nikita Kobelev. Mayakovsky Theater. 7 p.m.

Boys (Malchiki): Sergei Zhenovach stages selected chapters from Dostoevsky's classic novel "The Brothers Karamazov." Studio of Theatrical Art. 7 p.m.

Caligula: Eimuntas Nekrosius' staging of Albert Camus' novel about the notorious Roman emperor stars Yevgeny Mironov. Theater of Nations. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: As You Like It: (See Tues. listing.) School of Dramatic Art. 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: Murmurs des Murs: (See Mon. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil with the Alegria show. Luzhniki Malaya Arena. 8 p.m.

Comedy: (See Tues. listing.) Praktika. 8 p.m.

Landing Stage: (See Tues. listing.) Vakhtangov Theater. 7 p.m.

Look Back in Anger: (See Sun. listing.) Satirikon Theater small stage. 7:30 p.m.

Money (Dengi): Konstantin Raikin stages a crime comedy based on Alexander Ostrovsky's play about a miser whose love for money brings woe to one and all. Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Not for Me (Ne Dlya Menya): Vladimir Dantsiger stages Vladimir Gurkin's tragifarce set in the pre- and post-war Russian village. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

Old-World Landowners (Starosvetskiye Pomeshchiki): Mindaugas Karbauskis' sometimes precious, sometimes moving staging based on Gogol's tale about an old Ukrainian couple. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater Novaya Stage. 7 p.m.

The House (Dom): Yevgeny Grishkovets' play about money and friendship, material and spiritual values. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

The Hunting of the Snark (Okhota na Snarka): A musical staging of Lewis Carroll's nonsense poem describing the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature. Directed by Kirill Serebrennikov, music by Yury Lobikov. Gogol Center. 8 p.m.

The Lioness of Aquitaine (Akvitanskaya Lvitsa): Gleb Panfilov stages James Goldman's screenplay, "The Lion in Winter," about the gamesmanship between Henry II of England (Dmitry Pevtsov) and his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (Inna Churikova). Lenkom Theater. 7 p.m.

The Master and Margarita: Sergei Aldonin's staging of an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's satirical novel about Satan's visit to Moscow. Stanislavsky Drama Theater. 7 p.m.

NEW The Portrait: Maxim Sevrinovsky's staging based on Ivan Bunin's short stories. Okolo, the Theater Near the Stanislavsky House. 8 p.m.

The Slow Sword (Medlenny Mech): Yury Klavdiyev's urban drama about a young man seeking to understand what makes people tick in the cruel, modern world. Playwright and Director Center. 8 p.m.

and Beyond…

1900: Oleg Menshikov's one-actor show based on Alessandro Baricco's monologue "Novecento" about an extraordinary pianist. Yermolova Theater. June 6, 7 p.m.

A Man Came to a Woman. New Version (Prishyol Muzhchina k Zhenshchine): Semyon Zlotnikov's drama about the complex relations between the sexes. Contemporary Play School. June 6, 7 p.m.

MT PICK A Profitable Post (Dokhodnoye Mesto): Konstantin Raikin's strikingly modern version of Alexander Ostrovsky's drama about corruption and sexual politics. Satirikon Theater. June 6, 12 and 22, 7 p.m.

NEW August: Alexei Paperny's new absurdist play. Platforma at Winzavod. June 6, 7 and 8, 8 p.m.

August. Osage County (Avgust. Grafstvo Oseidzh): Mindaugas Karbauskis stages Tracy Letts' family comedy. Mayakovsky Theater. June 6, 7 p.m.

Berlusputin: Varvara Faer adapts Dario Fo's play "L'Anomalo Bicefalo" in which half of Silvio Berlusconi's brain is seemingly transplanted into Vladimir Putin's head. Stars Yevdokia Germanova and Sergei Yepishev. Teatr.doc. June 6 at 7 and 9 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: As You Like It: (See Tues. listing.) School of Dramatic Art. June 6, 7 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil with the Alegria show. Luzhniki Malaya Arena. June 6 at 8 p.m., June 7 and 8 at 4 and 8 p.m.

Funds From Inheritance (Sredstva ot Nasledstva): Yury Ryashentsev and Galina Polidi's play on the themes of Jean-Francois Regnard's comedy "The Sole Heir" that focuses on a crafty servant. Satire Theater. June 6, 7 p.m.

MT PICK I Am the Machine Gunner (Ya — Pulemyotchik): Yury Klavdiyev's drama contemplates war, murder, death and duty. Playwright and Director Center. June 6, 8 p.m.

Juno and Avos (Yunona i Avos): a musical by Alexei Rybnikov. Lenkom Theater production. Estrada Theater. June 6, 7 p.m.

Occupation is a Fine Affair. O, Federico!: (See Fri. listing.) Okolo, the Theater Near the Stanislavsky House. June 6, 8 p.m.

MT PICK Pushkin. Duel. Death.: (See Tues. listing.) Theater Yunogo Zritelya. June 6, 7 p.m.

Sneakers: (See Thurs. listing.) Praktika. June 6 and 7, 8 p.m.

NEW Tales to Be Read, Played and Danced: Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale" and Zakharov's "Skeletons in the Closet" performed by GITIS students, Novaya Opera and Grand Moscow Classical Ballet soloists. Novaya Opera Foyer. June 6, 7 p.m.

NEW The Egyptian Stamp: (See Tues. listing.) Fomenko Studio. June 6, 21 and 25, 8 p.m.

The Hunting of the Snark: (See Wed. listing.) Gogol Center. June 6, 8 p.m.

The Wind in the Poplars (Veter Shumit v Topolyakh): Rimas Tuminas stages Gerald Sibleyras' comedy about three war veterans planning their escape from hospital in 1959. Vakhtangov Theater. June 6, 7 p.m.

The Year I Was Not Born In (God, Kogda Ya ne Rodilsya): Konstantin Bogomolov's staging based on Viktor Rozov's comedy "The Nest of the Wood Grouse." Tabakov Theater production. Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. June 6, 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Chekhov International Theater Festival: The Animals and Children Took to the Streets (Zhivotniye i Deti Zanimayut Ulitsy): a multimedia staging by the 1927 Company (London). In English with Russian subtitles. Pushkin Theater. June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, 7 p.m.

Dodo: a musical performance about birds who leave nature, go to the city and take on human characteristics, directed by Nikolai Skorik. Project Otkrytaya Stsena. June 7, 7 p.m.

Lies for Salvation: (See Fri. listing.) Lenkom Theater. June 7, 7 p.m.

MT PICK Scorched (Pozhary): Quebec-based playwright/director Wajdi Mouawad stages his own play about love, hatred and reconciliation. Et Cetera Theater. June 7, 7 p.m.

MT PICK The Gronholm Method (Metod Gryonkholma): Jordi Galceran's play about job applicants forced to undergo strange tests to win a position. Directed by Javor Gardev. Theater of Nations. June 7 and 8, 7 p.m.

The Hare. A Love Story (Zayats. Love Story): Valentin Gaft and Nina Doroshina co-star in Nikolai Kolyada's play directed by Galina Volchek. Sovremennik Theater. June 7, 7 p.m.

The Pickwick Papers: (See Fri. listing.) Chekhov Moscow Art Theater. June 7, 7 p.m.

NEW The Madmen of Valencia (Valensianskiye Bezumtsy): Ruzanna Movsesyan stages Lope de Vega's romantic comedy about some young people who hide in a mad house. Et Cetera Theater Efros Hall. June 8, 7 p.m.

NEW London Show: (See Thurs. listing.) Satirikon Theater. June 11, 20 and 21, 7 p.m.

NEW Russian Beauty (Russkaya Krasavitsa): Zhenya Berkovich's adaptation of Viktor Yerofeyev's novel about a young provincial woman trying to make it in Moscow. Gogol Center small stage. June 11 and 12, 8:30 p.m.