The musical “Truffaldino from Bergamo” in the National Operetta is based on the play by the Italian playwright Karl Goldoni “The Servant of Two Masters”, written in 1749 in the genre of the comedy del arte.
For two and a half centuries, the fascinating story of a resourceful young man, who arranged the personal happiness of his masters and gentlemen and his own, has bypassed the stage of all famous theaters in the world. And her famous musical version is known to the audience by the film, made in 1975 by Soviet director Vadim Vorobev. The tape was a stunning success with the public, after all, the famous game composer Alexander Kolker wrote the magical game music, and the director invited talented actors Konstantin Raikin and Natalia Gundareva to the shooting. The film "Truffaldino from Bergamo" is considered one of the most successful musicals shot in the USSR.
The main heroine of the musical is Her Majesty Love! Separation and dangerous journeys, quarrels and duels, passionate vows and intrigues - the heroes of the play will have to go through all this in search of their own happiness.
Events unfolding in Venice. A clever, cheerful young man from Bergamo named Truffaldino goes to the full perspectives and opportunities of Venice in search of a better life and hires a servant to Federico Rasponi.
However, as it turns out, in fact, Signor Rasponi is his disguised sister, Beatrice. Risking life and hiding her true face, she tries to find her lover Florindo Aretusi at any cost, without which her life is not sweet.
Under the guise of brother Beatrice goes to the house of the Venetian merchant Pantalone. The visit of the intruder does not please either Pantalone himself and his daughter Clarice, nor their guests - Dr. Lombardi and his son Silvio. The fact is that Silvio and Klariche have long loved each other and the news of the death in a duel of Federico, with whom Clarice was engaged, opens the way to marriage for lovers. The appearance of Rasponi, even risen from the dead, crosses out the hopes of the young for a happy future. In addition, Pantalone owes Rasponi and now does not want to return the money ...
Performing the task of his master, Truffaldino accidentally meets another mysterious signor, who also invites the young man to become his servant. Quickly realizing that working at two masters at the same time, he will receive a double-fee, the sly Bergamo agrees to this tempting offer. But the adventurer Truffaldino does not even realize that the unfamiliar gentleman is Beatrice’s beloved.
In this story, a happy ending: Beatrice will find Florindo, Clarice will marry Silvio, and Truffaldino will not only receive, as he wanted, double pay, but also meet her true love.