Theater

Satirikon TheaterYelizaveta Martinez Cardenas and Artyom Osipov starring in Konstantin Raikin's staging of rags-to-riches "London Show," an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion," showing on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Satirikon Theater.

Theater Addresses

Thursday, July 25th

Calendar Girls (Devochki iz Kalendarya): Some women pose nude for a calendar to raise money for a local hospital and cause a media sensation. Tim Firth's comedy directed by Alexander Ustyugov for the Independent Theater Project Enterprise. Theater Kinoaktyora. 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 7 p.m.

GenAtsid. A Rustic Anecdote (GenAtsid. Derevensky Anekdot): The inhabitants of a Russian village go in search of the Russian national idea. Kirill Vytoptov's staging based on Vsevolod Benigsen's novel. Sovremennik 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.

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.

The Inspector General (Revizor): Nina Chusova's staging of Gogol's play stars Gosha Kutsenko and Alexander Yatsko. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

The Territory of Love (Territoriya Lyubvi): Vladimir Pankov stages a melodrama starring Yelena Yakovleva. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Understudies (Dublyory): a backstage comedy. Theatrical Marathon Project production. Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. 7 p.m.

Friday, July 26th

A Time of Women (Vremya Zhenshchin): Yegor Peregudov's staging based on Yelena Chizhova's novel about several generations of Russian women. Sovremennik Theater Drugaya Stage. 7:30 p.m.

A Wife for Two (Zhena na Dvoikh): a contemporary comedy. MADI Theater Company production. Theater Kinoaktyora. 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 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.

R.R.R.: Yury Yeryomin's version of Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment." Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

The Maids (Sluzhanki): Roman Viktyuk's staging of Jean Genet's play about maids acting out their secret desires and fantasies. Performed by an all-male cast. Roman Viktyuk Theater production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 27th

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. 7 p.m.

Charming Cuckolds (Ocharovatelniye Rogonostsy): a contemporary Russian comedy. Vip-Theater production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Don Juan. A Version: Andrei Shlyapin stages a fantasy about the notorious lover. Mossoviet Theater Stage Pod Kryshei. 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 7 p.m.

Happy New Year! (S Nastupayushchim!): Sergei Garmash and Leonid Yarmolnik co-star as two friends in Rodion Ovchinnikov's New Year story. Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

The Kingdom of Father and Son (Tsarstvo Otsa i Syna): Yury Yeryomin's staging based on A.K. Tolstoy's historical chronicles. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Three Sisters (Tri Sestry): Galina Volchek revives an older version of Chekhov's play. Sovremennik Theater production. Yauza Palace. 7 p.m.

Sunday, July 28th

A Fiancee for a Banker (Nevesta Dlya Bankira): a contemporary Russian comedy. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

NEW An Ardent Heart (Goryacheye Serdtse): Yegor Peregudov stages a dark version of Alexander Ostrovsky's comedy about a town full of people with corrupted hearts. Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 7 p.m.

Hamlet. The Chronicle of One Night: an interpretation of Shakespeare. Sobytiye Theater. 7 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: Konstantin Raikin renews his grand, energetic version of Shakespeare's tragedy with a new, young cast. Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

The Stranger (Postoronny): Yekaterina Polovtseva's adaptation of Albert Camus' philosophical novel. Sovremennik Theater Drugaya Stage. 7:30 p.m.

Monday, July 29th

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 7 p.m.

Everything Begins With Love (Vsyo Nachinayetsya s Lyubvi): Maxim Averin's show. Theatrical Marathon Project. Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Jesus Christ Superstar: the Russian version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Puttane (Putany): a comedy by Italian actor and playwright Nino Manfredi. Roman Viktyuk Theater production. Theater Kinoaktyora. 7 p.m.

Pygmalion: George Bernard Shaw's classic play about the Cockney flower girl, whom the irascible Professor Henry Higgins "makes into a lady." Theatrical Marathon Project. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

Three Comrades (Tri Tovarishcha): a dramatization of Erich Marie Remarque's novel about three friends struggling to find their place in society in the uneasy period after one war and before another. Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 30th

Cynics (Tsiniki): Sergei Aronin's dramatization of Alexander Mariengof's novel. Mossoviet Theater Stage Pod Kryshei. 7 p.m.

Joan of Arc (Zhanna d'Ark): a documentary drama. Bulgakov Theater. 8 p.m.

MT PICK King Lear (Korol Lir): Konstantin Raikin stars in Shakespeare's tragedy directed by Yury Butusov. Satirikon Theater. 7 p.m.

Noises Off (Shum za Stsenoi): Michael Frayn's comedy-within-a-comedy recounts the misadventures of a third-rate British theater troupe as they tour a sex farce titled "Nothing On" through the hinterlands. Mossoviet 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.

Pygmalion: George Bernard Shaw's classic play. Theatrical Marathon Project production. Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. 7 p.m.

The Maids: (See Fri. listing.) Theater Kinoaktyora. 7 p.m.

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

Wednesday, July 31st

All Over Again (Vsyo Snachala): Andrei Zhitinkin stages a French comedy starring Boris Shcherbakov and Yelena Proklova. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Dom Muzyki Theater Hall. 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 7 p.m.

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

Pygmalion: (See Tues. listing.) Sovremennik Theater. 7 p.m.

Salome: Oscar Wilde's play as staged by Roman Viktyuk. Roman Viktyuk Theater production. Theater Kinoaktyora. 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 Silver Age (Serebryany Vek): A boy discovers the world of poetry in Mikhail Roshchin's autobiographical play set in 1949. Mossoviet Theater. 7 p.m.

Would You Care to Take a Stroll, Arm-in-Arm? (A Vam Ne Khotitsya L, Pod Ruchku Proititsya?): 90 minutes of poetry about love, set to jazz music. Sovremennik Theater Drugaya Stage. 7:30 p.m.

and Beyond…

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. Aug. 1, 7 p.m.

Othello: Yakov Lomkin directs an adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy with an all-male cast. Maxim Averin in the lead. Production of the Svobodnaya Stsena Theater Company. Theater Kinoaktyora. Aug. 1, 7 p.m.

The Kingdom of Father and Son: (See Sat. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 1 and 9, 7 p.m.

The Territory of Love: (See Thurs. listing.) Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. Aug. 1, 7 p.m.

Autumn Boredom (Osenyaya Skuka): a comedy based on Nikolai Nekrasov's play. Bulgakov Theater. Aug. 2, 8 p.m.

Noises Off: (See Tues. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 2 and 10, 7 p.m.

R.R.R.: (See Fri. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

Tango Twilight (Sumerki Tango): a musical and dramatic performance. Tsaritsyno Estate Museum Atrium Hall. Aug. 3, 7 p.m.

Hamlet. The Chronicle of One Night: an interpretation of Shakespeare. Sobytiye Theater. Aug. 4, 7 p.m.

Jesus Christ Superstar: (See Mon. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 4, 8 and 12, 7 p.m.

Retro Tango Concert. Tsaritsyno Estate Museum Atrium Hall. Aug. 4, 5 p.m.

The Mistakes of a Night (Oshibki Odnoi Nochi): Oliver Goldsmith's 18th-century comedy "She Stoops to Conquer," about an aristocratic woman who wins the love of a bashful man by tricking him into believing she is of low birth. Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

The Moral of Pani Dulska (Moral Pani Dulskoi): Gabriela Zapolska's comedy starring Valentina Talyzina. Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 6, 7 p.m.

Krechinsky's Wedding (Svadba Krechinskogo): Pavel Khomsky's staging of Alexander Sukhovo-Kobylin's satire about a social climber who nearly tricks his way into a profitable marriage. Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 7, 7 p.m.

Don Juan. A Version: (See Sat. listing.) Mossoviet Theater Stage Pod Kryshei. Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

Around About Love (Okolo Lyubvy): a contemporary comedy by Alexander Korovkin. Theatrical Marathon Project production. Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. Aug. 9, 7 p.m.