The plot of Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol's story "VIY" is one of the most mysterious, frightening and fascinating scenes of classical literature.
The genre of the play "VIY" is a musical, and the specifics of this large-scale production can be called the specifics of a blockbuster using "cinematic" 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 an ominous abandoned church, at the coffin of the witch to defend the main character of the performance - Khome Brut, and each next night will be worse than the previous ...
But, as in the story of Gogol, the terrible mystical scenes are interspersed with reckless, cheerful and cheerful sketches of Ukrainian Cossack life. And the unexpected finale of the performance will surprise even those who know the story of Gogol by heart ... "VIY" is a spectacle with a capital letter, which you should see!
Performance - the winner of the final annual competition of achievements in the field of culture and arts of the magazine "Poster of Odessa" in the nomination "The Best Performance of the Year" 2005
The duration of the performance is 2 hours and 30 minutes.