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TRUTH IS GOOD, BUT HAPPINESS IS BETTER
Alexander Ostrovsky

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Nearest shows: 10.12, 2.01

Alexander Ostrovsky tells us a story about an apple orchard – a cheerful and funny, yet thought-provoking narrative about happiness which is found in simple, seemingly unremarkable things. True happiness is not out there, true happiness already exists within you. No wonder one of the characters, a devoted nanny, dedicated to helping young lovers, is named Felicata, meaning «happiness».

In 2004 the performance took the Special Jury Prize at the Golden Mask Festival for Best Acting Ensemble. The same year the theatre group was honoured with the State Prize of the Russian Federation.


Performance Director – Sergei Zhenovach

Scenography – Alexander Borovsky

Costume Designer – Oxana Yarmolnik

Musical Director – Grigory Gobernik

Assistant Director – Zinaida Andreeva



Premiere – December 27th, 2002

Running Time: 2h40

Suitable for 12+yrs

TRUTH IS GOOD, BUT HAPPINESS IS BETTER
Alexander Ostrovsky
A Comedy in 4 acts
Stage version of the Maly Theatre
The performance runs with one intermission

Nearest shows: 10.12, 2.01
Buy tickets

Alexander Ostrovsky tells us a story about an apple orchard – a cheerful and funny, yet thought-provoking narrative about happiness which is found in simple, seemingly unremarkable things. True happiness is not out there, true happiness already exists within you. No wonder one of the characters, a devoted nanny, dedicated to helping young lovers, is named Felicata, meaning «happiness».

In 2004 the performance took the Special Jury Prize at the Golden Mask Festival for Best Acting Ensemble. The same year the theatre group was honoured with the State Prize of the Russian Federation.


Performance Director – Sergei Zhenovach

Scenography – Alexander Borovsky

Costume Designer – Oxana Yarmolnik

Musical Director – Grigory Gobernik

Assistant Director – Zinaida Andreeva



Premiere – December 27th, 2002

Running Time: 2h40

Suitable for 12+yrs

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CONGRATULATIONS ON A NEW ROLE

​On December 2 Andrey Sergeev appeared in the comedy by Alexander Ostrovsky «TheTruth Is Good, But Happiness Is Better» for the first time. Congratulations to Andrey and we wish him new creative achievements.

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ANNIVERSARY OF EVGENIYA GLUSHENKO

Dear friends, ​We are happy to offer you the video footage by Evgeniy Pavlov of the jubilee performance of People's Artist of Russia Yevgenia Glushenko "Truth is Good, but Happiness is Better" that took place at the Maly Theatre on September 13, 2017.

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