Boris Pokrovsky Chamber Stage
(Nikolskaya, 17)

Premiered
at the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre
on September 12, 1974.


Sung in Russian.

Presented with one interval.

Running time: 2 hours.
Libretto by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Georgy Ionin, Alexander Preis and Dmitri Shostakovich based on the novel of the same name by Nikolai Gogol

Stage DirectorBoris Pokrovsky
Conductor of the premiereGennady Rozhdestvensky 
Set Designer: Viktor Talalay
Choreographer: Lilia Talankina
Lighting Designer: Vladimir Ivakin
Conductors : Vladimir Agronsky, Alexei Vereshchagin
Sergei Ostroumov <br>as Police Inspector. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Sergei Ostroumov
as Police Inspector.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
A scene from the performance. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
A scene from the performance.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Evgeny Boluchevsky as Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Evgeny Boluchevsky as Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
German Yukavsky as a Doctor, <br> Boris Druzhinin as Ivan. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
German Yukavsky as a Doctor,
Boris Druzhinin as Ivan.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
German Yukavsky as a Doctor,Evgeny Boluchevsky as Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
German Yukavsky as a Doctor,Evgeny Boluchevsky as Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Irina Narskaya as Pelageya Grigorievna Podtochina, <br> Olesya Starukhina as Mrs Podtochina’s daughter. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Irina Narskaya as Pelageya Grigorievna Podtochina,
Olesya Starukhina as Mrs Podtochina’s daughter.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Zlata Rubinova as Seller, Olesya Starukhina as Mrs Podtochina’s daughter. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Zlata Rubinova as Seller, Olesya Starukhina as Mrs Podtochina’s daughter.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
A scene from the performance. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
A scene from the performance.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Nikolay Shchemlev as Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Nikolay Shchemlev as Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Leonid Kazachkov as Nos. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
Leonid Kazachkov as Nos.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
A scene from the performance. <br> Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.
A scene from the performance.
Photo: archive of the Boris Pokrovsky Musical Theatre.