- 26 min.
St. Petersburg has three theatrical treasures, three imperial theatres. The Mikhailovsky Theater occupies a special place in the history of the cultural capital of Russia. Pushkin, Tchaikovsky, Chaliapin, Sarah Bernard, Shostakovich are some of the names with which the history of the theater is connected. The film tells how the complex and in many ways contradictory history of the theater is connected with the history of Russia.