|The New American|


Opening night: November 5, 1994
Running time: 3 h 25 m, with one intermission
Ticket price range: 7001000 rub.
In 2000passed 10years from the date ofSergey Dovlatov's death. Dovlatov wrote: “Itwould bemuch desirable toresemble Chekhov”. His words have appeared aprophecy today onthe Moscow Art Theatre ofChekhov poster with the names oftwo Russian writers are situated side byside.
Peter Shtein's performance iscreated onmotives ofsuch known products ofSergey Dovlatov, as“Zone“ and “Reserve”, and also the „American” stories ofthe writer.
Director
Peter Shtein
Set designer
Costume designer
Elena Afanasieva
Lighting designer
Damir Ismagilov
Characters & Cast
Lena
Sergei's wife
Natalia Rogozhkina
Tasya
Sergei's first love
Marina Brusnikina
Chmikhalov
prisoner
Valery Troshin, Artyom Volobuev
Lebedeva
administrative worker
Julia Chebakova
Avrora
guide
Dariya Yurskaya
Mikhail Ivanovich
the owner of room in a village
Vladimir Krasnov
Waitress
at the Lukomorie restaurante
Nina Kilimnik, Raisa Maksimova
Singer
Yana Davidenko