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
NOVEMBER 16th at 7:30
TOVARICH: Two Russian exiles, Tatiana, the Grand Duchess Petrovna and Mikhhail, Prince Ouratieff, have settled in Paris, bringing with them forty million francs smuggled out of Russia. Using the names Michel and Tina Dubrovsky, they obtain jobs in the household of banker, Charles Dupont. The Dupont household is filled with chaos, but Mikhail and Tatiana totally charm the family, teaching Russian songs, bringing fun-filled change to the home.It is not until the night of a big dinner party in honor of a Soviet commissar that their noble background is revealed. After dinner, the Commissar confesses that he caused the coupleʼs difficulties in Russia, but he was so impressed by Tatiana that he allowed them to escape. Now, he begs Mikhail to sign the Czar's money over to the Soviets, a surprise ending follows.