The program of concerts of the XV Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

A Gentle Creature

Fantastic story about the collapse of one ideal system
(based on the story of F. Dostoevsky’s “A Gentle Creature”)
February 18, 2022
Beginning at 19.00
Winter theater
Play description

Our show is about high and tragic, passionate and absurd love. And also about the monstrous power of self-destruction that is inherent in human beings. It is about the сhance and miracle that God gives us to pull us out of the void and that we manage to almost deliberately destroy it.

The story combines the horror and beauty of man’s confused and painful attempt to subject the miraculously given love to a clear framework and an elaborate system. Even fatal passion ran counter to the hero’s blind desire to conform life and feelings to his plans.

The phantasmagoria play is filled with vivid visuals and music. Trying to escape from the dramatic realities of his life, the hero, unable to see all that is genuine and true around him, exists in a world of his own dreams.

 

Actors and performers

A Gentle Creature
Fantastic story about the collapse of one ideal system
based on the story of F. Dostoevsky’s “A Gentle Creature”

Sergey Garmash
Yuri Bashmet
Chamber ensemble “Moscow Soloists”

Stage director, scenography and costumes – Victor Kramer

Composer – Kuzma Bodrov

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