MAXIM GORKY DRAMA STATE THEATER is one of Russias most acclaimed theatres, following in the footsteps of the great Stanislavski.
The majority of its leading players have received Russias highest awards and honors for Artistic Excellence.
ABOUT THE PLAYS
IVANOV: Chekhov's compelling drama with masterful characterizations reflecting the declining condition of the privileged class in Russia. Rural landowner Nikolai Ivanov, is restless, exasperated with his finances and provincial life. His wife is slowly dying of tuberculosis. Lvov, Anna's doctor, accuses Ivanov of worsening his wife's condition with his angry temper and depression, inflaming the enraged Ivanov to leave for a Gala party. There he meets a romantic and beautiful young girl who quickly falls in love with him. Ivanov's wife Anna has secretly followed Ivanov to the party, where she finds her husband, him and the beautiful Sasha locked in an embrace. Caught between mistress and dying wife, Ivanov sinks into deepening gloom that leads to impetuous and inevitable tragedy.