Diary of a Madman

26 December 2018, Wed. 19:00
Odessa Russian Theatre Odessa, Hrets'ka St, 48
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Notes of a Madman - scenic fantasy magic in the 1st act. The performance uses fragments of texts from lectures by Vladimir Nabokov.

Did you know that the king of Spain incognito earns money by rewriting papers in the Petersburg department? Did you know that falling in love with your director’s daughter leads to an understanding of the language of animals? Do you know which tidbits are written in canine correspondence? Did you know that the moon is made in Hamburg, and made very badly? And that, having heard the steps of the Grand Inquisitor, it is better to hide under the chair right away?

One of the most mysterious works of Russian classics - the story of Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol "Notes of a Madman" - what is it? Just a bizarre joke of a genius, or the most important coded message of the writer to descendants - to us, people of the 21st century? The answer to this question will be given by director Igor Nevedrov with the help of leading artists of the Odessa Russian Theater.