The Crazy Day or The Marriage of Figaro

Crazy Day or The Marriage of Figaro (Russian: Безумный день, или женитьба Фигаро) is a modern comedy musical staged by television channels «NTV» (Russia) and «Inter» (Ukraine) in association with «Melorama Production», under direction of Semen Gorov in 2003, based on the Pierre Beaumarchais' play The Marriage of Figaro. The musical was aired for the first time on the New Year's night of 2004.[1]

Crazy Day or The Marriage of Figaro
DVD cover with Philipp Kirkorov, Lolita Milyavskaya and Boris Khoshnyansky
Directed bySemen Gorov
StarringSofia Rotaru
Philipp Kirkorov
Distributed byNTV, Inter, Melorama Production
Release date
  • 31 December 2003 (2003-12-31) (Russia)
  • 1 January 2004 (2004-01-01) (Ukraine)
Running time
131 minutes
Country Russia


The day before his wedding, handsome and merry Figaro, played by Boris Hvoshnyansky, learns of the bride Susanna (Anastasia Stotskaya), but he has a rival - voluptuous Count Almaviva, played by Philip Kirkorov. Earl intends to use the old right of the first night in his possessions and to steal from the lovers their happiness. The case becomes more complicated as another lover - Marceline (Sofia Rotaru) claims her love for Figaro as well, requiring a considerable amount of money to return and marry her. Figaro uses infinitely jealousy count to his wife Rosine, played in the movie by Lolita Miliavskaya. The reason for the jealousy becomes innocent infatuation by Kerubino young countess' page, who played by Andrei Danilko. A whole series of changing, humorous situations and misunderstandings leads finally to all the love and harmony. Figaro gets his parents and wife. The Earl once again loves his Rosine, as small Cherubin successfully avoided serving in the army.[2]



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