Theatre - Live theater is popular in Russia,
and you can find companies performing almost everywhere.
The works in these theaters range from the classics,
Soviet standards, new plays, and translated foreign
plays. Moscow alone has some 40 professional and amateur
theaters. Some of the best drama can be seen at the
Chekhov Moscow Art Theater: phone:
229-8760 This is where method acting was founded over
100 years ago. Watch for English language versions
of Russian classics performed by the American studio.
Lenkom Theater: phone: 299-0708.
Flashy productions and a lot of musicals keep non-Russians
Maly Theater - phone: 923-2621.
A lovely theater founded in 1824, performing mainly
18th century works.