The production is based on recently discovered archives, fiction literature extracts, both contemporary and classical: versions of Mikhail Bulgakov’s play ‘Batum’ and Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel ‘Demons’ are among them too.
Our aim is to comprehend life cases, peculiar traits of former seminarian and revolutionary romantic’s character as well as personality that drove him to become such a grievous historic figure. What is even more importance – to explore the common path of human soul’s transformation and societies’ major seductions.
Vladimir Koshevoy is a performer of the role of young Joseph Jughashvili. People's Artist of Russia, Awardee of the USSR and Russia State Prizes Pyotr Semak is a performer of mature Stalin.