«The Lower Depths»
Genre: a play in four acts
Author: Maxim Gorky
Director: Alexander Kuzin
Stage designer : Kyrill Danilov
Duration: 180 min 1 intermission
Premiered on: October 16, 2009
Synopsis:Actors - Alexander Bavtrikov, Pyotr Vasilyev, Pavel Kurochkin, Vitaliy Stuzhev/Anton Vasiliev, Alexey Ermakov, Svetlana Lyzlova, Alexander Kazakov, Zoya Danilovskaya/Natalia Tretiak, Natalia Tabachkova, Dmitry Lyamochkin, Vyacheslav Semein, Marina Butova, Olga L’vova, Pavel Grudtsov, Ilya Rogovin, Sergey Druzyak, Sergey Nikitin. Maxim Gorky is one of the iconic figures of the 20th century.
The play "The Lower Depths", which is considered one of his best works, has a great theatrical history. The characters in "The Lower Depths" can be called "former people". A thief, a drunkard, a prostitute - what feelings can they evoke? Contempt? Disgust? Yet one of them says, "Man! This is magnificent! That sounds… mighty! " Luka, a wonderer, who happens to be with them for a short time, understands each of them, comforts them and raises their self-confidence ...