Lviv M. Zankovetska National Academic Ukrainian Drama Theatre performance

September 9, 2019 at 19:00, Košice State Theater Historical building – RESERVE THE TICKET


The comic story of this Ivan, not poor, not a lord, a philosopher who always carried a bag, has come from the ancient times, now to Kosice for Ivan to tell us a fable about a gentleman on a sleigh, a grandmother longing for love, and two philosophers who cannot distinguish right from wrong. Ivan knows everything and also tells you how to live.


  • Directed by Vadym Sikorskyi
  • Set and costume design: Natalia Tarasenko
  • Music: Ivan Nebesnyi

Premiere October 30, 2010 in Lviv


  • Ivan: Jurii Khvostenko
  • Pop: Ihor Havryliv
  • Pop’s wife (Popadya): Aljbina Sotnykova
  • Zugsfuhrer: Oleh Sikyrynskyj
  • Man on the sled: Orest Ohorodnyk
  • Young farmer: Volodymyr Pantielejew
  • Young farmer’s wife: Inna Kalyniuk
  • Old woman under one hundred years: Nadija Schepetiuk
  • Cheat: Vasylj Korzhuk
  • Strong woman: Aljbina Sotnykova
  • Tall bald man: Dmytro Karschnevych
  • Clean loin: Bohdan Revkevych
  • Sacristan-cashier: Andrij Vojtiuk
  • Innkeeper: Maksym Maksymenko
  • The second uncle: Roman Havrysch
  • The first philosopher: Jaroslav Muka
  • The second philosopher: Jaroslav Kirhach
  • Beggar: Nazarij Moskovets
  • Older decimal: Marta Kulaj
  • Interpreter: Orest Harda