Afterplay (Posle Zanavesa): Yevgeny Kamenkovich stages Anton Chekhov's one-act comedy "The Bear" and "Afterplay," Brian Friel's play that imagines a romantic meeting between Andrei Prozorov of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" and Sonya Serebryakova of "Uncle Vanya" in the Soviet era. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 29 Naberezhnaya Tarasa Shevchenko. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-249-1921. At 7 p.m.
Woe From Wit (Gore Ot Uma): Alexander Yatsko directs the classic Griboyedov comedy about a witty young man receiving a cool reception from friends when he returns home from abroad. Mossoviet Theater Stage Pod Kryshei.16 Bolshaya Sadovaya Ulitsa. Metro Mayakovskaya. 495-699-2035. At 7 p.m.
War Is In Me (Voina Uchastvuyet vo Mne): drawings from the 1940s by Max Alpert, Rostislav Barto, Boris Zelensky, Yevgeny Rastorguyev, Nina Vatolina, Nadezhda Udaltsova, Leonid Soifertis and others. Also on display are war photographs, letters, posters, newspapers and other documents. ArtStory Gallery. 14 Staropimenovsky Pereulok. Metro Tverskaya, Mayakovskaya. www.art-story.com. 495-650-1343. Noon to 8 p.m.
Vladimir Nemukhin and Lidia Masterkova: retrospective of works by these two avant-garde artists from museum and private collections. Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Gogolevsky. 10 Gogolevsky Bulvar. Metro Kropotkinskaya. 495-231-3660. www.mmoma.ru. Noon to 8 p.m, ticket office to 7:15 p.m.
Jewish Artists in the Russian Avant-Garde: 1910s-80s. Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center: 11 Ulitsa Obraztsova. Bldg. 1A. Metro Savyolovskaya, then two stops by bus 12 to Ulitsa Obraztsova. 495-645-0550, www.jewish-museum.ru. Noon to 10 p.m.
Russian Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra performs Khachaturyan, Babadzhanyan, Komitas and others. Conductor Karen Durgaryan. Dom Muzyki Svetlanov Hall. 52 Kosmodamianskaya Naberezhnaya. Building 8. Metro Paveletskaya. 495-730-1011. At 7 p.m.
Birdman (2014): In the Oscar best-picture winner, a washed-up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's comedy starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis and Edward Norton.
Pyat Zvyozd-Novokuznetskaya. 25 Ulitsa Bakhrushina. Metro Paveletskaya. 495-916-9169. In English; Russian subtitles. At 4:40 p.m.