Theater

Kostroma BalletTraditional costume-clad dancers from the Kostroma Ballet performing a more subdued piece in an otherwise energetic and colorful show. УNational Show of RussiaФ is on throughout the week at MoscowТs Kosmos Hall.

Theater Addresses

Thursday, August 1st

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

Love Me as I Love You (Lyubi Menya kak Ya Tebya): Tatyana Dogileva, Vladimir Dolinsky and Boris Shcherbakov in a romantic comedy directed by Nikolai Bendera. Lyudmila Zhivitchenko Enterprise production. TsDL. 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. 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.

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.

Friday, August 2nd

Autumn Boredom (Osenyaya Skuka): a comedy based on Nikolai Nekrasov's play. Bulgakov Theater. 7 p.m.

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

Saturday, August 3rd

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

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

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

Warning! Women! (Ostorozhno: Zhenshchiny!): a French comedy. Alma Mater. 8 p.m.

Sunday, August 4th

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.

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

The Master and Margarita: Sergei Aldonin's stages a tragicomic fantasy based on Mikhail Bulgakov's satirical novel about Satan's visit to Moscow. Bulgakov Theater. 7 p.m.

Monday, August 5th

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

Tuesday, August 6th

A Lady and her Men (Dama i Yeyo Muzhchiny): a romantic comedy directed by Andrei Zhitinkin. Stars Yelena Safonova, Andrei Ilyin, Roman Madyanov, Alexander Nosik and Andrei Chernyshov. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

About Fedot (Pro Fedota): Leonid Filatov's verse comedy. Sobytiye Theater. 7 p.m.

Call Men (Muzhchiny po Vyzovu): a contemporary comedy. VIP Theater production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Clinical Case (Klinichesky Sluchai): Roman Samgin stages Ray Cooney's farce "It Runs in the Family." Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

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

Wednesday, August 7th

A Neighbor for a Week, No Longer! (Sosed na Nedelyu, ne Bolshe!): a comedy directed by Valery Garkalin. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Theater Kinoaktyora. 7 p.m.

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

Khanuma: a Georgian comedy about a matchmaker. Production of the Millennium Theater House. TsDKZh. 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. 7 p.m.

The Sunshine Boys Russian-Style (Veselchaki Po-Russki): a version of Neil Simon's comedy. VIP Theater production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

Don Juan. A Version: Andrei Shlyapin stages a fantasy about the notorious lover. Mossoviet Theater Stage Pod Kryshei. Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. Aug. 8, 7 p.m.

Jesus Christ Superstar: (See Sun. listing.) Mossoviet Theater. Aug. 8 and 12, 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.

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

Love According to the Stanislavsky System (Lyubov po Sisteme Stanislavskogo): a vaudeville directed by Mikhail Kozakov. Innovation Theater Center. TsDKZh. Aug. 10, 7 p.m.

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

Big Zebra (Bolshaya Zebra): a French comedy starring Larisa Guseyeva and Garik Martirisyan. VIP Theater production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. Aug. 17, 7 p.m.

Dear Pamela (Dorogaya Pamela): John Patrick's comedy. Theatrical Marathon Project production. Theatrium Na Serpukhovke. Aug. 21, 7 p.m.

The Master and Margarita: (See Sun. listing.) Bulgakov Theater. Aug. 25, 7 p.m.