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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Game for a Movie?

Break up the work week with an escapist evening at the movies. "The Game," a 1997 film by David Fisher, is showing through Sunday at the Zaryadye Cinema. The film, dubbed into Russian, is about the deadly adventures of a wealthy, lonely San Francisco banker played by Michael Douglas. Showtimes are 12, 16:30 and 8:30 p.m. The cinema is at 1 Moskvoretskaya Naberezhnaya. Tickets cost 30 rubles ($5). Tel. 209-4359. Nearest metro: Kitai-Gorod.

Get Lost in 'The Forest'

Head to the Maly Theater on Tuesday to see "The Forest," Yury Solomin's production of Ostrovsky's play about an itinerant tragedian and his comedian friend who get mixed up in the affairs of the tragedian's eccentric aunt. Starring Irina Muravyova and Yevgeny Samoilov, the performance starts at 7 p.m. at 1/6 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Tickets cost 25 rubles ($4.25). Tel. 923-2621. Nearestmetro: Teatralnaya.

Master Takes His Leave

This week is your last chance to see the exhibit of works by the great Russian artist Vasily Surikov. Portraits and watercolors by the master of historical paintings are displayed in the Engineer Wing of the Old Tretyakov Gallery at 12 Lavrushinsky Pereulok. Running through April 5, the exhibit is open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily except Monday. Admission is 15 rubles ($2.50). Tel. 233-5223. Nearest metro: Tretyakovskaya.