The plot of Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol's story "Vii" is one of the most mysterious, frightening and fascinating subjects of classical literature.
The genre of the play "VIY" is a musical, and the specifics of this large-scale production can be called a "blockbuster" by using "cine" terminology. Indeed, "VIY" - is a kind of theatrical blockbuster - with large-scale costumed scenes, dances, songs, very complex and spectacular stunts and special effects. Three nights in a sinister abandoned church, at the coffin of the witch will be defended by the protagonist of the play - Homa Brutu, and each next night will be worse than the previous one ...
But, as in Gogol's story, the terrible mystical scenes are interspersed with recklessly cheerful and cheerful sketches of Ukrainian cossack life. And the unexpected ending of the performance will surprise even those who know Gogol's story by heart ... "VIY" is a spectacle with a capital letter that you should see!
The performance is the winner of the final annual competition of achievements in the field of culture and arts of the magazine "Afisha Odessy" in the nomination "Best Performance of the Year" in 2005
The length of the performance is 2 hours 30 minutes.