Playbill and tickets

CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR ( It's Not All Shrovetide for the Cat)
Alexander Ostrovsky

Buy tickets
Nearest shows: 7.11, 13.11

The audience still remembers the previous production of «It's Not All Shrovetide for the Cat» with brilliant and unforgettable Vitaly Solomin. This play is considered to be one of the wittiest and finest of Ostrovsky’s works. The new production was staged by director Vitaly Ivanov and features music written by composer Maxim Dunaevsky. The actors of Maly Theatre will tell you quite a memorable and instructive story about the wealthy merchant Ermil Zotych Akhov and his steward Ippolit, who aspire to the hand of a modest, but at the same time determined girl Agnia. The sketches of the XIX century Moscow life are still relevant nowadays.

The performance is accompanied by Russian folk songs performed by Galina Guseva, guitar - Honored Cultural Worker of Russia Mikhail Ivanov and award winner of international competitions Roman Chikaidze.



Performance Director- Vladimir Ivanov

Scenography – Alexander Glazunov

Composer - Maksim Dunayevsky

Costume Designer – Alexei Trefilov

Lighting Designer – Damir Ismagilov

Choreographer – Anton Leschinskiy


Premiere – March 15th, 2016

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes


CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR ( It's Not All Shrovetide for the Cat)
Alexander Ostrovsky
A comedy in 2 acts
Scenes from Moscow life
The performance runs with one intermission

Nearest shows: 7.11, 13.11
Buy tickets

The audience still remembers the previous production of «It's Not All Shrovetide for the Cat» with brilliant and unforgettable Vitaly Solomin. This play is considered to be one of the wittiest and finest of Ostrovsky’s works. The new production was staged by director Vitaly Ivanov and features music written by composer Maxim Dunaevsky. The actors of Maly Theatre will tell you quite a memorable and instructive story about the wealthy merchant Ermil Zotych Akhov and his steward Ippolit, who aspire to the hand of a modest, but at the same time determined girl Agnia. The sketches of the XIX century Moscow life are still relevant nowadays.

The performance is accompanied by Russian folk songs performed by Galina Guseva, guitar - Honored Cultural Worker of Russia Mikhail Ivanov and award winner of international competitions Roman Chikaidze.



Performance Director- Vladimir Ivanov

Scenography – Alexander Glazunov

Composer - Maksim Dunayevsky

Costume Designer – Alexei Trefilov

Lighting Designer – Damir Ismagilov

Choreographer – Anton Leschinskiy


Premiere – March 15th, 2016

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes


News

CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR ( IT’S NOT ALL SHROVETIDE FOR THE CAT) AT THE TRANS-BAIKAL REGIONAL DRAMA THEATRE IN CHITA

«It's Not All Shrovetide for the Cat» is the second performance of the Maly State Academic theatre of Russia on the Trans-Baikal stage. The play was written by Alexander Ostrovsky in 1871 and is as relevant as ever. Love or rather self-interest? Our reporters saw the production.

Learn more... >

ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV'S ANNIVERSARY

Dear friends, We are offering you the video footage of the jubilee performance that took place at the Maly Theatre on April 13, 2017.

Learn more... >