Based on DEAD SOULS by Nikolai Gogol


Tabakov Theatre, Moscow
Director Mindaugas Karbauskis

TRAVELS is last season’s premiere directed by Mindaugas Karbauskis, a Golden Mask winner of the previous season in two nominations. M. Karbauskis is a former student of Pyotr Fomenko and Sergei Zhenovach and a recognized leader among the younger generation of Russian directors. Karbauskis has interpreted one of the most important Russian classical novels as an adventure story with all traditional features of the genre. The main character is possessed by the bold and inspiring project of enrichment. The business project turns into a fascinating adventure, into a funny situation comedy with very recognizable characters. The central character Chichikov is played by the Russian theatre and film star Sergei Bezrukov.