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ENOUGH STUPIDITY IN EVERY WISE MAN
Alexander Ostrovsky

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Nearest shows: 13.10, 14.10, 17.11

Maly Theatre also known as «The House of Ostrovsky» yet again turns to the work of a great dramatist. «Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man» is one of those plays that bring fresh life in its wit and humour for a modern audience.

Ostrovsky tells a story of penniless young Glumov, a social climber who seeks entrance into society's pampered class. He has a quick mind that enables him to manipulate his relatives and acquaintances’ vanities and hypocrisies and expose in a diary what he really thinks about them. Being infatuated with pride he is unaware of the dangers it presents…

In 2006 the production received the The State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of Culture.


Performance Director – Vladimir Beilis

Scenography – Enar Stenberg

Composer – Shandor Kallosh

Costume Designer – Natalia Povago

Lighting Designer – Efim Udler

Assistant Directors – Alexander Shuiskiy, Vladimir Egorov, Tatiana Egorova


Premiere – June 14th, 2002

100th performance – November 20th, 2005

200th performance – October 9th, 2009

300th performance – February 1st, 2014

Running Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

Suitable for 12+yrs

A comedy in 5 acts
The performance runs with one intermission

Roles and actors:

Egor Dmitrievich Glumov, a young man народный артист России Alexander Vershinin заслуженный артист России Vasiliy Zotov

Glafira Klimovna Glumova, his mother Klavdiya Moiseeva заслуженная артистка России Yulia Zykova

Neil Fedoseich Mamaev, a rich man, Glumov's distant relative народный артист России Sergey Eremeev

Cleopatra Lvovna Mamaeva, his wife Laureate of USSR State Prizes and Russian Federation Government Awards, народная артистка России Irina Muravyova заслуженная артистка России Yulia Zykova

Krutitskiy, an oldman, a very important gentleman народный артист России Valeriy Afanasyev заслуженный артист России Alexander Titorenko

Ivan Ivanоvich Gorodulin, a very young and serious man Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, народный артист России Alexander Klukvin Mikhail Fomenko

Sofia Ignatievna Turusina, a rich widow, a lady from a merchants’ family народная артистка России Liliya Yudina народная артистка России Aleftina Evdokimova народная артистка России Elena Kharitonova

Mashenka, her niece Mariya Seryogina

Egor Vasilievich Kurchaev, a hussar заслуженный артист России Vasiliy Zotov Oleg Dobrovan народный артист России Alexander Vershinin Dmitriy Krivosheev

Golutvin, a man without vocation Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, народный артист России Alexander Ermakov Oleg Dobrovan Mikhail Fomenko

Manefа, a fortuneteller заслуженная артистка России Olga Chuvaeva Anastasiya Dubrovskaya Nataliya Boronina

1st Toadeater Galina Mikshun

2nd Toadeater Nataliya Shvets Nataliya Boronina

Krutitskiy’s housemaid Anna Zharova Dariya Podgornaya Alina Kirillina Ekaterina Kazakova

Mamaev's employee Andrey Manke Aleksey Anokhin Evgeniy Voronov

Grigoriy, Turusina's employee заслуженный артист России Pyotr Skladchikov Aleksey Anokhin Дмитрий Сафонов

Krutitskiy’s employee Igor Grigoriev Aleksey Anokhin Alexander Naumov

ENOUGH STUPIDITY IN EVERY WISE MAN
Alexander Ostrovsky
A comedy in 5 acts
The performance runs with one intermission

Nearest shows: 13.10, 14.10, 17.11
Buy tickets

Maly Theatre also known as «The House of Ostrovsky» yet again turns to the work of a great dramatist. «Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man» is one of those plays that bring fresh life in its wit and humour for a modern audience.

Ostrovsky tells a story of penniless young Glumov, a social climber who seeks entrance into society's pampered class. He has a quick mind that enables him to manipulate his relatives and acquaintances’ vanities and hypocrisies and expose in a diary what he really thinks about them. Being infatuated with pride he is unaware of the dangers it presents…

In 2006 the production received the The State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of Culture.


Performance Director – Vladimir Beilis

Scenography – Enar Stenberg

Composer – Shandor Kallosh

Costume Designer – Natalia Povago

Lighting Designer – Efim Udler

Assistant Directors – Alexander Shuiskiy, Vladimir Egorov, Tatiana Egorova


Premiere – June 14th, 2002

100th performance – November 20th, 2005

200th performance – October 9th, 2009

300th performance – February 1st, 2014

Running Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

Suitable for 12+yrs

Roles and actors

Egor Dmitrievich Glumov, a young man народный артист России Alexander Vershinin заслуженный артист России Vasiliy Zotov

Glafira Klimovna Glumova, his mother Klavdiya Moiseeva заслуженная артистка России Yulia Zykova

Neil Fedoseich Mamaev, a rich man, Glumov's distant relative народный артист России Sergey Eremeev

Cleopatra Lvovna Mamaeva, his wife Laureate of USSR State Prizes and Russian Federation Government Awards, народная артистка России Irina Muravyova заслуженная артистка России Yulia Zykova

Krutitskiy, an oldman, a very important gentleman народный артист России Valeriy Afanasyev заслуженный артист России Alexander Titorenko

Ivan Ivanоvich Gorodulin, a very young and serious man Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, народный артист России Alexander Klukvin Mikhail Fomenko

Sofia Ignatievna Turusina, a rich widow, a lady from a merchants’ family народная артистка России Liliya Yudina народная артистка России Aleftina Evdokimova народная артистка России Elena Kharitonova

Mashenka, her niece Mariya Seryogina

Egor Vasilievich Kurchaev, a hussar заслуженный артист России Vasiliy Zotov Oleg Dobrovan народный артист России Alexander Vershinin Dmitriy Krivosheev

Golutvin, a man without vocation Recipient of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, народный артист России Alexander Ermakov Oleg Dobrovan Mikhail Fomenko

Manefа, a fortuneteller заслуженная артистка России Olga Chuvaeva Anastasiya Dubrovskaya Nataliya Boronina

1st Toadeater Galina Mikshun

2nd Toadeater Nataliya Shvets Nataliya Boronina

Krutitskiy’s housemaid Anna Zharova Dariya Podgornaya Alina Kirillina Ekaterina Kazakova

Mamaev's employee Andrey Manke Aleksey Anokhin Evgeniy Voronov

Grigoriy, Turusina's employee заслуженный артист России Pyotr Skladchikov Aleksey Anokhin Дмитрий Сафонов

Krutitskiy’s employee Igor Grigoriev Aleksey Anokhin Alexander Naumov

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ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE

​Dear friends, On June 1, People’s Artist of Russia Liliya Vitalevna Yudina celebrated her artistic anniversary in the Maly Theatre. All the details, including scenes from Ostrovsky's Not Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man are in our video report.

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ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE

​Dear friends, On June 1, People’s Artist of Russia Liliya Vitalievna Yudina, will celebrate her anniversary on the stage of the Maly Theatre performingin the role of Sofia Ignatievna Turusina in Ostrovsky's Not Enough Stupidity in Every Wise Man.

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