'Three Sisters' in English, Vienna Philharmonic and Ryan Gosling's Directorial Debut – What to Do in Moscow on Wednesday

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Skazki Gofmana): Offenbach's opera based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's stories about his three loves. Performed in French. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater.

Three Sisters (Tri Sestry): Pyotr Fomenko's tragic rendition of Anton Chekhov's classic play. English, German and French subtitles available. Fomenko Studio New Stage. 29 Naberezhnaya Tarasa Shevchenko. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-249-1921. At 7 p.m.

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Skazki Gofmana): Offenbach's opera based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's stories about his three loves. Performed in French. Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater. 17 Bolshaya Dmitrovka. Metro Tverskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-723-7325. At 7 p.m.

The Lady of the Camelias (Dama s Kameliyami): John Neumeier's ballet to music by Chopin based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils. Bolshoi Theater Main Stage. 1 Teatralnaya Ploshchad. Metro Teatralnaya. 495-455-5555. At 7 p.m.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra performs Verdi's Nabucco Overture, Mozart's Symphony No. 35 and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Conductor Riccardo Muti. Kremlin Palace. Moscow Kremlin, the Troitsky Gate entrance. Metro Alexandrovsky Sad. Ticket office 1 Ulitsa Vozdvizhenka. Metro Borovitskaya. 495-628-5232. At 7 p.m.

Foreign-Language Movies

Birdman (2014): In the Oscar best-film 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. In the Arkadia mall, 8 Sredny Ovchinnikovsky Pereulok. Metro Novokuznetskaya. 495-916-9169 At 11:05 a.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

Lost River (Kak Poimat Monstra, 2014): A single mother is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads to a secret underwater town. Written and directed by Ryan Gosling, stars Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker and Matt Smith.

Pioner. 21 Kutuzovsky Prospekt. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-240-5240. Wed. at 11 a.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

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