A play The Duel (a two-act drama based on the short novel by A. P. Chekhov)

About the play

Age limit: 16+
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission
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as the stage managing director Baicher Vladimir
Сценография Руах Эфим
Художник по костюмам Федюшина Татьяна Сергеевна
В спектакле использована музыка в исполнении Дживана Гаспаряна (дудук) и старинные русские романсы

Действующие лица и исполнители

Иван Андреевич Лаевский Фатьянов Сергей Сергеевич / Пеккер Евгений Викторович
Николай Васильевич фон Корен Богданов Андрей Олегович
Надежда Фёдоровна Ландер Елена Владимировна / Суворова Марина Михайловна
as Alexander Davidovich Samoilenko Golyshev Yuri (HONORED ARTIST OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Дьякон Курочкин Владимир Андреевич / Пеккер Евгений Викторович
as Maria Konstantinovna Belyaeva Natalia (HONORED ARTIST OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION) / Матушкина Ольга
Егор Алексеевич Кирилин Кирюшкин Сергей Николаевич / Голышев Иван
Ачмианов Кожевников Иван Олегович
Кербалай Рябов Виктор Николаевич / Соркин Александр
Шешковский, секундант Вишневский Михаил
Бойко, секундант Белый Антон Александрович
Доктор Устимович Рябов Виктор Николаевич / Пеккер Евгений Викторович
Мать Лаевского Федюшина Татьяна Сергеевна
Кучер Симонов Владимир

The plot

The play The Duel based on the short novel by A. P. Chekhov was staged specifically in Anton Chekhov's anniversary year celebration. It is a synthetic creative project combining an excursion and tourist program and theatrical action, staged in the natural scenery of Chekhov’s estate.

The audience will be “visiting Anton Pavlovich” in his beloved Melikhovo for the whole day. As his guests you will make a tour over the estate and enjoy an unusual performance.

A landing platform on floating tanks arranged along the banks of the pond will make up a sort of a stage of the first act of the performance. On one occasion he audience will “come to be” on the sea coast and then by a mountain waterfall.

The second act implies a dramatic change in both ~ in the scene of the action and that of intensity of emotions of the events on the stage.

It is a sort of a closed, uneven and clearly defined space of a wooden shed that makes up unusual scenery where a hard and tragic ending breaks out just to follow a lovely “basket dinner by the water” in the very beginning of the play.

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