MAXIM GORKY DRAMA STATE THEATER
Presented by International Concerts at John Hancock Hall
November 13, 2012
THE MAXIM GORKY STATE DRAMA THEATER, recipient of Russia's highest honors for "artistic excellence" presents twenty of Russia's most celebrated actors in the American Premiere of TOVARICH, a warm-hearted, comic - serio drama that won Broadway's Tony Award when it was adaptedted as a musical. The story is about an aristocratic couple from Russia's highest nobility who have been entrusted with the Czar's fortune which they manage to smuggle outside of Russia. They come to Paris, and determined not to spend the money, take positions as domestic help in a wealthy banker's home. They create an ebullient warmth and order to the home. Their identities are discovered by a Russian Guest of the family leading to an unexpected surprise ending. A fun-filled, entertaining evening that is a must see for theater-goers. Audio translations.