Ilya Ilf, Evgeny Petrov
Nikolay Kolyada's performance
Satirical Comedy in two acts
(from 16 years)


    The novel «Twelve chairs» written in 1927, has found improbable popularity, and at once spread on citations, and its original language and now cause a smile.
    … the Twentieth years of XX th century. The Prosperity of NEP (new economic policy). The State strategy is directed on development of market relations and private business. Inventive swindlers dexterously and skilfully use an economic innovation in their interests. They know «four hundred relative fair ways of money taking away».
    … To the Former district leader of nobility Ippolit Matveyevich Vorobyaninov, his mother-in-law, madam Petuhova confesses that during revolution has hidden family brilliants in one of chairs of suite of furniture in living room. Ippolit Matveyevich goes on searches of jewelry. To it there is professional swindler Ostap Bender. «Great Schemer» assumes a role of guide for Vorobyaninov in the new world of modern Soviet Russia. They together go to search for treasures. «Ice has got under way, Misters Jurymen!.»
    Director EvgenyZimin with the creative command has put performance where wonderfully the present is reflected in the past. Where original scenery, light, suits, musical registration, plastic create time atmosphere, immersing us in various spaces and situations …

Evgeny Zimin

Natalia Petrova-Ruda

Art director
Kirill Piskunov

Lighting designer
Sergey Shpagin

Costume designer
The Laureate of the national theatrical award “The Gold mask”
Olga Reznichenko

Music director
Larisa Vasilyeva

Yegor Mashjanov

The Premiere has taken place on March 23th, 2018