Theater

uvarovanelly.ruA Neighbor for a Week, No Longer! (Sosed na Nedelyu, ne Bolshe!): a comedy directed by Valery Garkalin. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors.

Theater Addresses

Thursday The 22nd

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

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

Game Over (Konets Igry): A performance in the "Office Whoredom" (Ofisnoye Blyadstvo) satirical series. Teatr.doc. 7 p.m.

NEW My Shadow: Mikhail Levitin stages Yevgeny Shvarts's allegorical fairy tale. Hermitage Theater production. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

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.

NEW The Ideal Corporate Party (Idealny Corporativ): What a party might look like if the State Duma adopted a law on corporate entertainment. A new performance in the "Office Whoredom" (Ofisnoye Blyadstvo) satirical series. Teatr.doc. 8:30 p.m.

The Wedding (Svadba): Nina Chusova stages a vaudeville based plays by Mikhail Zoshchenko, Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov. Millennium Theater House production. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

Friday The 23rd

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

NEW My Shadow: (See Thurs. listing.) Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

NEW The Official and a Woman √NEW√ (Chinovnik i Zhenshchina): Alexander Gorban stages a comedy based on a play by Aldo Nicolai. Contemporary Enterprise Theater production. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

Two in Your House (Dvoye v Tvoyom Dome): Yelena Gremina's documentary play about KGB agents living in the apartment of a Belarus presidential candidate held under house arrest. Directed by Mikhail Ugarov and Talgat Batalov. Teatr.doc. 8 p.m.

What're You Doing in a Tux? (A Choi-to Ty vo Frake?): a mock-opera, mock-ballet of Chekhov's one-act play "The Proposal," in which a shy landowner seeks the hand of his blustery neighbor's daughter. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 24th

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. 7 and 9 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 2:30 and7 p.m.

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

Zoika's Apartment (Zoikina Kvartira): Mikhail Bulgakov's play about a wild crew of petty thieves, crooks and shysters in the 1920s NEP-era in Moscow. Hermitage Theater production. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

Sunday The 25th

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

Who Wrote This Nonsense? (Kto Avtor Etogo Bezobraziya?): Mikhail Levitin's staging based on interludes, sketches, fables and letters by Nikolai Erdman. Hermitage Theater production. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

Monday The 26th

Courage: Bertolt Brecht's classic "Mother Courage," as staged by Mikhail Levitin. Hermitage Theater production. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

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

The City (Gorod): Iosif Raikhelgauz's staging of Yevgeny Grishkovets' play about the relationship between a man and the city. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

Understudies (Dublyory): a backstage comedy starring Yevgenia Dobrovolskaya. Theatrical Marathon Project production. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 27th

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

The Seagull. Classical Operetta (Chaika. Klassicheskaya Operetta): Iosif Raikhelgauz's version of Chekhov's play. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

MT PICK The Tempest (Burya): Robert Sturua's production of Shakespeare's play stars Alexander Kalyagin as Prospero. Et Cetera Theater. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 28th

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

Love Potion (Privorotnoye Zelye): a romantic comedy set in 16th-century Italy. Masquerade Company production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Morphine (Morfy): Vladimir Pankov's musical staging based on Mikhail Bulgakov's play about a doctor addicted to drugs in revolutionary Russia. Et Cetera Theater. 7 p.m.

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

Turbot Day (Den Paltusa): a light contemporary comedy directed by Roman Samgin. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Yermolova Theater. 7 p.m.

and Beyond…

A Hunting Drama (Drama na Okhote): Anton Yakovlev stages this piece based on the themes of an early Chekhov play. Et Cetera Theater. Aug. 29, 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. Aug. 29 at 7 p.m., Aug. 31 at 2:30 and 7 p.m.

Night With a Stranger (Noch s Neznakomtsem): Plamen Panev's romantic staging based on Natalia Savitskaya's play "Wife." Contemporary Play School. Aug. 29, 7 p.m.

The Tempter (Iskusitel): A contemporary comedy starring Maria Aronova, Alexander Feklistov and Daniil Spivakovsky. Contemporary Enterprise Theater production. TsDKZh. Aug. 29, 7 p.m.

Faces (Litsa): Alexander Kalyagin directs and stars in a two-actor comic show based on Chekhov's short stories. Et Cetera Theater. Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Family Happiness (Semeinoye Schastye): Pyotr Fomenko's sensitive adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novella about the rise and fall of a marriage.  English and French subtitles available. Fomenko Studio New Stage. Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Ryzhy:  Yury Butorin's musical staging about the poet Boris Ryzhy. Fomenko Studio. Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

The Open Couple (Svobodnaya Para): Boris Milgram's staging based on Dario Fo's comedy. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

NEW The School for Wives (Shkola Zhyon): Dmitry Bykov and Vasily Gippius' new translation of Moliere's comedy about a middle-aged man who battles a young rival for the attentions of his pretty ward. Tabakov Theater. Aug. 30 and 31, 7 p.m.

Warsaw Melody (Varshavskaya Melodiya): Leonid Zorin's post-war love story. Premiere Theater Agency production. Yermolova Theater. Aug. 30, 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. Aug. 31, 7 p.m.

The Tale of Arden Forest (Skazka Ardenskogo Lesa): Yuly Kim's adaptation of Shakespeare's "As You Like It," written by Yuly Kim and directed by Pyotr Fomenko. Fomenko Studio. Aug. 31, 7 p.m.

Without a Dowry (Bespridannitsa): Pyotr Fomenko's production of Alexander Ostrovsky's play about a young woman's struggle for happiness in 19th-century Russia. Fomenko Studio New Stage. Aug. 31, 7 p.m.




Thursday The 15th

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

New Russians or One-Hour Men (Noviye Russkiye ili Muzhchiny na Chas): Viktor Merezhko's comedy directed by Andrei Krasko. Novoye Iskusstvo Theater Center production. Theater Kinoaktyora. 7 p.m.

Friday The 16th

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 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." Masquerade Company production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Saturday The 17th

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

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. 2:30 and7 p.m.

The Laughing Flower (Tsvetok Smeyushchiisya): Yefim Shifrin in Noel Coward's comedy "Present Laughter." Innovation Theater Center production. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

Sunday The 18th

Bobsled for an Adult Man (Bobslei Dlya Vzroslogo Muzhchiny): Boris Smolkin and Nastya Samburskaya in a romantic comedy based on Eric Assous's play "Les Montagnes Russes." Novoye Iskusstvo Theater Center production. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

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

Monday The 19th

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

Paper Marriage (Bumazhny Brak): Valery Garkalin, Yelena Yakovleva and Daniil Spivakovsky in Sergei Bodrov's comic drama directed by Alexander Ogaryov. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

Tuesday The 20th

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

Heard, Seen, Not Jotted Down (Podslushannoye, Podsmotrennoye, Nezapisannoye): an improvisational show by Yevgeny Grishkovets and Iosif Raikhelgauz. Contemporary Play School. 7 p.m.

Turbot Day (Den Paltusa): a light contemporary comedy directed by Roman Samgin. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. 7 p.m.

You Have to Get Married, Master (Zhenitsya Vam Nado, Barin): a comedy based on Nikolai Nekrasov's play "Autumn Boredom." Stas Marat Basharov. Contemporary Enterprise Theater production. TsDKZh. 7 p.m.

Wednesday The 21st

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.

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

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

NEW My Shadow Mikhail Levitin tages Yevgeny Shvarts's allegorical fairy tale. Hermitage Theater production. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 7 p.m.

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

and Beyond…

A Neighbor for a Week, No Longer! (Sosed na Nedelyu, ne Bolshe!): a comedy directed by Valery Garkalin. Art-Partner XXI Agency production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. Aug. 22, 7 p.m.

Encore! (Na Bis): a new circus show. Nikulin Circus Na Tsvetnom Bulvare. Aug. 22 and 23, 7 p.m.

NEW My Shadow: (See Wed. listing.) Fomenko Studio New Stage. Aug. 22 and 23, 7 p.m.

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. Aug. 22, 7 p.m.

The Wedding (Svadba): Nina Chusova stages a vaudeville based plays by Mikhail Zoshchenko, Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov. Millennium Theater House production. TsDKZh. Aug. 22, 7 p.m.

NEW The Official and a Woman (Chinovnik i Zhenshchina): Alexander Gorban stages a comedy based on a play by Aldo Nicolai. Contemporary Enterprise Theater production. TsDKZh. Aug. 23, 7 p.m.

What're You Doing in a Tux? (A Choi-to Ty vo Frake?): a mock-opera, mock-ballet of Chekhov's one-act play "The Proposal," in which a shy landowner seeks the hand of his blustery neighbor's daughter. Contemporary Play School. Aug. 23, 7 p.m.

Love According to the Stanislavsky System  (Lyubov po Sisteme Stanislavskogo): a vaudeville directed by Mikhail Kozakov. Innovation Theater Center. TsDKZh. Aug. 24, 7 p.m.

Zoika's Apartment (Zoikina Kvartira): Mikhail Bulgakov's play about a wild crew of petty thieves, crooks and shysters in the 1920s NEP-era in Moscow. Hermitage Theater production. Fomenko Studio New Stage. Aug. 24, 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. Aug. 25, 7 p.m.

Love Potion  (Privorotnoye Zelye): a romantic comedy set in 16th-century Italy. Masquerade Company production. Commonwealth of Taganka Actors. Aug. 28, 7 p.m.

The Tempter (Iskusitel): A contemporary comedy starring Maria Aronova, Alexander Feklistov and Daniil Spivakovsky. Contemporary Enterprise Theater production. TsDKZh. Aug. 29, 7 p.m.