It’s very quiet here, in the house of the widow Elena Popova. Just Popova sighs, the dress soughs, cricket sings and… the bachelor Grigory Smirnov shouts loudly. He bounced into the room suddenly. And with him everything “flies” and “whirls” – rooms, piano tune and Popova herself.
“We wanted to tell silent, delicate story about looking for love and discovery it. We wanted to make obedience to the old Moscow Art Theatre because we all miss for this Theatre”
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“The bear” of Vladimir Biryukov is the typical “manor” performance, poetic performance”
the magazine «Strastnoy bulvar, 10»
“There is a small Moscow Art Theatre at the stage. There is a small Moscow Art Theatre with rotary circle, the scenery of Chekhov, but this story is played by marionettes – hands of puppeteers remind about it. This is “open” technique, and puppets are more living in this great theatre."
The newspaper «Culture»
“The famous moscow actors Oksana Mysina, Sergey Garmash and Kamil Tukaev vocalized this performance. And they “presented” portrait likeness to the marionettes. This marionettes can do all, what people do, and more"