Why are you wearing a tailcoat?
Ivan Lomov, a long-time neighbor of Stepan Chubukov, comes to propose to Chubukov's daughter Natalia. After receiving a cheerful permission to marry Natalia, the happy conversation quickly devolves into a series of pointless arguments about Oxen Meadows, the disputed piece of land between their respective properties. This absurd and hilarious comedy is made even more entertaining with the addition of fantastic musical numbers! "Why are your wearing a tailcoat?" is a musical adaptation of Anton Chekov's classic farce A Marriage Proposal.
- Theatre Company
- Moscow Theatre - School of Modern Drama
- Parental rating
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- 85 min
- Original language
- In theaters
- Category / Genre
- Iossif Raikhelgouz
- Anton Chekhov
- Sergey Nikitin/Dmitri Sukharev
- Dmitri Volosnikov/Evgeny Suslov
- Ekaterina Direktorencko, Vladimir Kachan, Nikolai Golubev, Albert Filosof, Anzhelica Volchkova, Ivan Mamonov
- 1993 Independent Audience Award in the "Best Musical” category
- Theatr Sovremenny Piesy (Theater of Contemporary Plays) - Moscow
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