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“…Visually the show is very impressive,
with excellent choreography, sets and costume design,
and the music is suitably dramatic and emotive”.

The Moscow Times

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May 17 – 29, 2016
SCHEDULE
June 21 – July 3, 2016

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Based on a true story

Count Orlov is a remarkable tale of love and betrayal. It is based on one of the most dramatic episodes
in the history of the Russian Empire, of which the real facts are still buried in mystery. The Moscow Operetta Theatre offers its version of the story brilliantly told by the renowned playwright July Kim.

The play is set in the second half of the 18th century during the reign of Catherine the Great. Count Alexey Orlov, who had once contributed to Catherine the Great’s rise to power, falls out of favor and is sent away in disgrace to lead the navy in Italy. While there, he meets a beautiful young woman 
named Elizabeth who has aspirations for the Russian crown. She claims to be the granddaughter
of Peter the Great. In an attempt to win back Catherine's affection by uncovering Elizabeth's plans, 
Orlov begins an affair. However, what starts off as an innocent fling soon turns into something
far more serious.

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Count Orlov is a musical hit without an equal 
in Russia. Highly rated by experts
and audiences alike, it is an absolute
theatrical blockbuster!

Based on actual events in Russian history, 
Count Orlov is a dramatic story that took 
place during tsarist Russia.

Boasting 8 prestigious theatrical awards, 
Count Orlov is the most cherished 
award-winning Russian show! 

With more than 400 performances, 
over half a million spectators and 
continuously sold out shows, Count Orlov
is one of Russia’s best musicals ever. 
As famous as the Kremlin and Red Square, 
it is an absolute must-see for all those who
want to know the real Russian essence.

Count Orlov is a dazzling, high-tech, 
world-class show. Enjoy its magical music, 
luxurious costumes and brilliant 
performance!

In the very heart of Moscow - only steps 
away from the Kremlin - Count Orlov is 
pure Russian soul, which will remain 
with you forever. 

Count Orlov is your best time out 
in Moscow! 

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