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AS A MAN HAPPINESS WAS, Russia

Small Theatre “Theorikon” , Moscow, Russia

AS A MAN HAPPINESS WAS

(a play based on Tolstoy’s fairy tales)

Screenplay and director: Oleg Labosin

Actors: Artem Kabidov and Oleg Labosin

 Lev Tolstoy wrote 629 works for childrenThe play “As a Man Happiness Was…” is based on five of Tolstoy’s tales: “The Man Who Counted Geese”, “Peter I and the Villager”, “The Precious Stone”, “The Prize”, and “King and Shirt”. The traditional story about the clever and smart Russian villager who knows how to take advantage of any situation is presented by the actors in a daring and funny way. The unexpected usage of objects and vivid pantomime make this play a simple, ironic and fun to watch by children as well as adults. So classic Russian literature comes to life in a totally unexpected and refreshing presentation.

 Duration: 45 minutes

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