Christmas Eve
Nikolai Gogol
This is a famous Gogol story about Christmas Eve’s fun, about magic, and, of course, about love...

This story by Nikolai Gogol is a classic of Russian literature and was first published in 1832.

This famous story about inventive blacksmith Vakula and the cheated devil, about capricious Oksana and the cunning Solokha is valuable material for all kinds of adaptations and stage productions. There is a space for creating for directors, actors, set designers and costume designers as the plot is flexible and mobile, the characters are colorful and specific, folk aesthetics is suitable for actual and modern stylization.

We invite you to this fascinating trip to a snowy Ukrainian village to witness a real magic. The performance is full of fun, folk songs and dashing dances. It means that the festive mood is guaranteed!

Running time 2 h. 15 min. including interval

  • Sound - Olga Tikhomirova
  • Composer - Vitaly Istomin
  • Adaptation, Staging and Costumes - Vladimir Koifman
  • Choreographer - Irina Lyakhovskaya
  • Lighting Designer - Dmitry Zimenko

Premiere: 09.12.2005

Performance Christmas Eve in What's On