Meyerhold Theatre Center


One Day We Will All Be Happy

Date: Thursday June 1, 8:30 PM, Friday | June 2, 9:30 PM | Saturday June 3, 4:00 PM.
Location: Southside Theater
Duration: 50 minutes, without intermission

Ticket Information

General Admission: $25
Children under 18: $12.50
Discounts: Full time students with ID and Seniors, $4 off cover price 
Limited early bird tickets available until March 31 from $12.50

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Playwright: Yekaterina Vasilieva
Director: Veaceslav Cebotari
Scenography: Jana Lutsenko
Translator (Russian - English): Stephen Ochsner
Actresses: Alexandra Kuzenkina, Anastasia Pronina
Platform: Meyerhold Theatre Center (Moscow, Russia)

Artist Information


Work Sample


An English language adaptation of an award winning Russian play by Yekaterina Vasilieva directed by Vyacheslav ‘Sava’ Chebotar and produced by the Meyerhold Theatre Center. A subtle but searing indictment of class and discrimination in contemporary Russia told from the vantage point of a provincial schoolgirl. A play in turn both comic and tragic that reveals a dark vein of Slavic humor.


Sava Cebotari (Director) has worked for many years as a director, producer and actor. He is currently a theatre director at Meyerhold Theatre Center in Moscow. The theatrical works he has directed there include Checkhov’s The Cherry Orchard and Platanov’s The First Meeting as well as full staged productions of Illusions, The Nineties and King Richard the Third.

Theatre awards include One Day We Will All Be Happy, Grand Prix and Happiness for M@rt. Contact – 2015, Grand Prix for One, Two, Three – 2013, Live Faces – 2013 and Best Duet Award for Kolyada-Plays – 2013.

Sava was also a participant at the RUSSIAN CASE program and in the Russian Performing Arts Festival and National Theatre Award GOLDEN MASK – 2015.

Sava is also a teacher at the Moscow Art Theatre School.

Aleksandra Kuzenkina (Actor) In addition to her role in One Day We Will All Be Happy with Meyerhold Theatre Center, Aleksandra Kuzenkina has performed at Mossoveta Theatre in Moscow where she played the lead role of Sofia Pavlovna in Alexander Griboyedov's Woe from Wit directed by Aleksander Jatsko; Dunyasha in The Cherry Orchard directed by Andrei Konchalovsky; Agniya in Life is not all beer and skittles directed by Victor Shamirov; and Avdotya Romanova Raskolnikova in Crime & Punishment directed by Jurij Jaremin. She has also performed with Vanishing Point Theatre from Scotland playing Katya in the play Tomorrow directed by Matthew Lenton.

Her film work includes appearances in Studio 17 (2012), Everything Will Come Back (2014) and How did I Become Russian? (2015).

Aleksandra graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 2013 where her professor was Konstantin Raiikin.

Anastasia Pronina (Actor) In addition to her role in One Day We Will All Be Happy with Meyerhold Theatre Center, Anastasia Pronina has performed on-stage in Stalker directed by E. Grigoryev for the Gogol-centre; Natasha’s Dream for the Mossoveta Theatre; R.R.R. directed by Y Eremin; The Stone directed by Filipp Grigoriyan for Theatre of Nations; Moscow Country and Hotel California for the Meyerhold Theatre Centre; Martyr directed by Kirill Serebrennikov for the Gogol-centre; Woe from Wit directed by A. Jasko for Mossoveta Theatre; Ship of Fools directed by Y. Eremin for Mossoveta Theatre; and Pavlick – is my god directed by E. Grigoryev for the Gogol Centre.

Anastasia's work in film includes appearances in Moscow Girl and Start Up/Break out.

Anastasia graduated from the Moscow Art Theatre School in 2013 where her professor was Konstantin Raiikin

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