A Tragic Actor

Young impressionable Masha sees a tragic actor Fenogenov during his benefit night and falls madly in love with him. Masha decides to run away with the actor and marry him despite...

Oh! The Public

Tickets please... A phrase familiar to every train passenger. And every now and then there's one without a ticket with a good excuse ready. When Podtyagin, a seasoned ticket...

King Lear

This edition of 'King Lear' is an adaptation of Shakespeare's eponymous tragedy. The story depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of...

Overdoing It

Smirnov is scared of being robbed. To compensate and deter the cabman from attacking him, he blusters on in a comical way about his fighting abilities, the three revolvers he...

Polinka

Polinka, a thin fair little person whose mother is the head of a dressmaking establishment, is standing in the middle of the shop looking about for some one. Nikolay Timofeitch, a...

The Peasant Proprietor Ovsyanikov

Ovsyanikov reminded me of the Russian boyars of the times before Peter the Great.... The national holiday dress would have suited him well. He was one of the last men left of the...

Talent

Yegor could not imagine his future works but he could see distinctly how the papers would talk of him, how the shops would sell his photographs, with what envy his friends would...

The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale' follows two childhood friends: Leontes, King of Sicilia, and Polixenes, the King of Bohemia. Polixenes is visiting the kingdom of Sicilia, and is enjoying...

Fairy Tales For Adults

A selection of stories about love and romance from the best storytellers of the world including Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Turgenev trying to express love in all its forms. This...

Ding Dong Merrily On High Christmas Carol

Ding Dong Merrily on High is a traditional Christmas Carol based on French dance music. Lyrics were written by the English composer George Ratcliffe Woodward who had an interest...

página 1 de 43