Deep Blue Sea (2007)

…She does not want to live. She understood that her crazy happiness she rushed to last spring giving herself to all-absorbing love has come to an end. The whole world focused in Him. But life dictates its own scenario of development of their relationship. No, He still loves Her, but he has many other favors: high-class aviator in the past, He, desperate to get his favorite job, wastes his life with the roulette and alcohol. An painter, an artistic nature, a person of the finest spiritual organization, She was first to realize the inevitability of their break-up. And no one can help her. Neither kind neighbors, nor a doctor, nor a husband who adores her. Life gives complicated riddles to solve, and people rush about searching for answers to them … Terence Rattigan (1911-1977) a famous English dramatist, author of plays “Lights on the start“, “Sleeping Prince“, “While Sun Rises”, “Victoria”, (staged in Mayakovsky theatre where Natalia Gundareva played Lady Hamilton), “Resilient Frenchmen”. In 1990, in the Vakhtangov Theatre Roman Viktyuk staged a performance based on the play of T. Rattigan “The Lady Without Camellias” with Ludmila Maksakova in the leading role. The play “Deep Blue Sea” was first produced by stage director F. Benburry in London, in 1952, and in 1954, stage director Anatole Litvak decided to screen the drama. Vivien Leigh took the leading role.

Main Stage

Premiere was on 27 January 2007

Characters & Cast:

Hester Coller Elena Sotnikova
Freddy Page Vladimir Vdovichenkov
William Coller Evgeny Knyazev
Mr Miller Oleg Makarov
Mrs Elton Natalia Moleva
Ann Hatch Maria Shastina
Fil Hatch Leonid Bichevin
Jacky Jackson Andrei Zaretskiy


Stage director Pavel Safonov
Scenography Maxim Obrezkov
Costume designer Evgeniya Panfilova
Translation Vitaliy Vulf