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Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty
Henry M. Robert


February 5-11
3 February, 2014 - 17:52
National Circus. February 5-28. GIANT ELEPHANTS RETURN SHOW. EQUIVOQUE COMIC TRIO / Photo courtesy of the National Circus

Curtain at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted


National Opera of Ukraine
(vul. Volodymyrska 50, tel. 279-1169)

5 – Rigoletto, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
6 – Romeo and Juliet,
ballet by Prokofiev
7 – La Traviata, opera (in Italian)
by Verdi
8 – Norma, opera (in Italian) by Bellini
9 – Aida, opera (in Italian) by Verdi
11 – Viennese Waltz, ballet
by Strauss

Ivan Franko National Drama Theater
(pl. Franka 3, tel. 279-5921)

5 – Small stage. A Moment of Love (based on Volodymyr Vynnychenko’s stories)
5 – On Sunday Morning She
Gathered Herbs by Kobylianska
6 – The Marriage of Figaro
by Beaumarchais
7 – Small stage. Overture
to Rendezvous by Franko
7 – The Tempest by Shakespeare
8 – Small stage. The Lonely Lady
by Afanasiev
8 – Premiere. Thistle Flower
by Vorozhbyt
9 – Edith Piaf. Life on Credit
by Rybchynsky and Vasalatii
11 – Nazar Stodolia by Shevchenko

Lesia Ukrainka National Russian Drama Theater
(vul. Khmelnytskoho 5, tel. 234-4223)

6 – Napoleon and the Corsican Woman by Hubač
6 (at 8 p.m.) – The Cherub,
or The Sexual Neuroses of Our
Parents by Baerfus
7 – Trees Die Standing by Casona
7 (at 8 p.m.) – Women. Fragment. Scandal without Intermission
by Mardan
8 (at noon) – The Tower of Pisa
by Ptushkina
8 (at 6 p.m.) – The Last Love
by Mukhariamov
8 – The Uncle’s Dream
by Dostoevsky
8 (at 8 p.m.) – The Sorrows
of Young Werther by Goethe
9 (at noon) – A Profitable Position
by Ostrovsky
9 (at 6 p.m.) – The Farewell Tango
by Nicolai
9 – Testament by a Chaste Ladies’ Man by Krym
9 (at 8 p.m.) – Alexander Vertinsky. The Lord’s Ball. One-man show
10 – The Cemetery Club by Menchell
10 (at 8 p.m.) – Fat Pig by LaBute

Drama and Comedy Academic Theater on the Left Bank
(Brovarsky prosp. 25, tel. 517-8980)

5 – Spectators Are Not Admitted
to the Performance by Frayn
5 – Small stage. Young Stage
Directors’ Lab. The Ugly One
by Mayenburg
6 – Carnival of Flesh by Buechner
7 – Dangerous Liaisons by Laclos
7 – Small stage. Young Stage
Directors’ Lab. Froeken Julie (based on August Strindberg’s play)
8 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage. Young Stage Directors’ Lab.
Spinelessness (based on Ingrid Lausund’s play)
8 – Lolita by Nabokov
9 (at 3 p.m.) – Small stage. A Call from the Past by Krym
9 – Thus Ended Summer by Shaw
10 – Four Reasons for Getting Married (based on Richard Baer’s story)
11 – Lying the Truth by Berger
11 – Small stage. Young Stage
Directors’ Lab. I’m Not Longer
among You (Too Late to Scare) (based on Sigarev and Protalin’s plays)


National House of Organ and Chamber Music of Ukraine
(vul. Velyka Vasylkivska 75, tel. 528-3186)

(Curtain at 7:30 p.m.)
5 – Concert two “Hosted
by Prominent Composer Vivaldi” of
the Baroque and Modern Times series
6 – Natalia Svyrydenko (harpsichord),
Maksym Sydorenko (organ),
Oleksandr Hosachynsky (cello),
Tamara Roi (flute), Kateryna
Bazhenova (piano, harpsichord)
8 – Valeria Balakhovska (organ),
Andrii Ilkiv (trumpet), Serhii Kotko (coloratura bass)
10 – Concert three “Music by George Handel” of the Baroque and Modern Times series


National Circus
(pl. Peremohy 2, tel. 486-3856)

5-28 – Gartner Bros. International Circus. Giant Elephants Return Show
Beginning at 7 p.m. on Fri.: at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sat., Sun.


Kyiv Pechersk National Historical and Cultural Preserve
(vul. Ivana Mazepy 21)

Open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Kyiv Sophia National Museum
(vul. Volodymyrska 24)

4-28 – Masterpieces dating from
Kyivan Rus’: 15th-17th-century icons from the Andrei Rublev Museum’s collection
Open 10 a.m-6 p.m.; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wed.

National Museum of Ukrainian Medicine
(vul. Bohdana Khmelnytskoho 37)

Guided tours. Telephone 234-2902

Museum of the Hetman State
(vul. Spaska 16b)

4-9 – Venera Sabirova (paintings on glass)
4-10 – Tamara Veremiienko (dolls made of corn leaves)
Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Fri.

Taras Shevchenko Literary and Memorial Museum
(provulok T. Shevchenka 8a)

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Fri.


(vul. Vozdvyzhenska 10b)

4-8 – Oleh, Aliona, Yaroslav,
and Yelyzaveta Yasenev
(paintings and prints)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Sun., Mon.

Olena Zamostian Art Gallery
(vul. Illinska 9)

4-8 – Ihor Tsykura’s project
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Sun., Mon.

Mystetska Zbirka
(vul. Tereshchenkivska 13, entrance through the arch)

4-25 – Winter Show (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Closed Mon., Tues.

Jacob Greter Art Center
(vul. Vadyma Hetmana 6, Bolshevik shopping mall)

4-23 – Anastasia Kraineva
and Anastasia Hryhorieva (paintings)
Open 11 a.m.-9 p.m.