Alexander Pushkin's The Queen of Spades
Hermann, an ethnic German, is an officer of the engineers in the Imperial Russian Army. He constantly watches the other officers gamble, but never plays himself. One night, Tomsky tells a story about his grandmother, an elderly countess. Many years ago, in France, she lost a fortune at cards, and then won it back with the secret of the three winning cards, which she learned from the notorious Count of St. Germain. Hermann becomes obsessed with obtaining the secret.
Celebrating the 219th anniversary of Pushkin's birth
One-person show based on Alexander Pushkin's The Queen of Spades
Yevgeniy Knyazev, People's Artist of Russia