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THE SNOW QUEEN
Evgeny Schwartz (based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen)

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Who among us doesn’t know Andersen’s classic tale of adventure, friendship and bravery? This famous story follows young Gerda as she sets off all alone in search for her friend Kai who has been captured by the Snow Queen and spirited away to her kingdom of ice. The Snow Queen is a mesmerizing tale of self-sacrifice, selfless love, loyalty and courage. Maly Theatre’s magical adaptation of the classic tale is suited for the whole family and it is one of the most beloved children’s winter shows in Moscow.



Performance Director – Honoured Artist of Russia Vitaliy Ivanov

Scenography and Costume Design – Honoured Cultural Worker of Russia Alexander Glazunov

Composer – Vladimir Moroz (including some music fragments by Honoured Artist of Russia Sergey Banevich)

Premiere – December 28th,1995

700th performance – January 3rd, 2011

Running Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Suitable for 6+yrs

A fairy tale in 4 acts
Stage version of Maly Theatre
The performance runs with one intermission

Roles and actors:

The Storyteller People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Nosik Maksim Khrustalyov Evgeniy Sorokin Stanislav Soshnikov

Kai Sergey Potapov Vladislav Tiron Vladimir Tyaptushkin

Gerda Alina Kirillina Daria Shevchuk

The Grandmother Honored Artist of Russia Olga Chuvaeva Honored Artist of Russia Larisa Kichanova Honored Artist of Russia Zinaida Andreeva Honored Artist of Russia Tatiyana Skiba

King's Adviser People's Artist of Russia Valeriy Babyatinskiy Honored Artist of Russia Vasiliy Dakhnenko Alexander Naumov

The Snow Queen Valeriya Knyazeva Varvara Shatalova

The Crow Honored Artist of Russia Pyotr Skladchikov Aleksey Anokhin People's Artist of Russia Alexander Vershinin

The Tame Crow Nataliya Shvets Anna Zharova Mariya Seryogina

Prince Klaus Dmitriy Marin Kirill Shvartsenberg

Princess Elsa Lyubov Eshchenko Olga Pleshkova Mary Mark

The King People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Dubroskiy People's Artist of Russia Sergey Eremeev Honored Artist of Russia Viktor Bunakov Honored Artist of Russia Sergey Kagakov Igor Grigoriev

The Robber Woman Lyudmila Pashkova Ekaterina Porubel Nataliya Boronina Mariya Dunaevskaya

The Little Robber Girl Olga Zhevakina Ekaterina Bazarova Daria Mingazetdinova Ekaterina Biks

The Reindeer Pyotr Abramov Andrey Sergeev Dmitriy Krivosheev

The Robbers Viktor Andrianov Aleksey Konovalov Stanislav Soshnikov Mikhail Fomenko Maksim Khrustalyov Evgeniy Sorokin Alexander Naumov Pyotr Zhikharev Dmitriy Krivosheev Evgeniy Aranovskiy Vladimir Tyaptushkin Ignatiy Kuznetsov Evgeniy Voronov