There will be†two cast changes in†our productions tonight. Artyom Bystrov will premiere in†the role of†Ermolay Lopakhin in†Adolf Shapiro's production of†The Cherry Orchard. He is†replacing Andrey Smolyakov in†this role. Same night at†the New Stage there will be†a†true debut when Alexander Bulatov will enter theatre stage for the first time and perform the role of†Seryozha in†Viesturs Meikšāns' production of†Karenin. Sasha is†9†years old, he†is†the 3rd grade student in†School 1302†with emphasis on†foreign languages studies. While a†dedicated ice-hockey player, he†is†also a†movie actor with over 20†films in†his resume, including The Children's Friends, The Kings Can Do†It†All, Mixed Feelings, Ekaterina. Take Off, Lady Comissar, etc. We†wish Artyom and Sasha happy opening!