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'Mad Max,' Chekhov Theater Festival and Eugene Onegin – What to Do in Moscow on Monday

Eugene Onegin: Rimas Tuminas stages a bold remake of, and commentary on, Pushkin's classic verse novel. Vakhtangov Theater.

Chekhov Theater Festival: The War (Voina): Vladimir Pankov's staging based on Richard Aldington's "Death of a Hero," "Notes of a Cavalry Officer" by Nikolai Gumilev and "The Iliad" by Homer is dedicated to the centenary of World War I. Chekhov International Theatre Festival, the Edinburgh International Festival, and the SounDrama Studio joint production. Pushkin Theater. 23 Tverskoy Bulvar. Metro Pushkinskaya. 495-694-1289. At 7 p.m.

Romeo and Juliet: Prokofiev's ballet based on Shakespeare's tragedy as staged by Natalya Kasatkina and Vladimir Vasilyov. Grand Moscow Classical Ballet production. Novaya Opera. 3 Karetny Ryad. Metro Mayakovskaya, Chekhovskaya. 495-694-0868. At 7 p.m.

Eugene Onegin: Rimas Tuminas stages a bold remake of, and commentary on, Pushkin's classic verse novel. Vakhtangov Theater. 26 Ulitsa Arbat. Metro Arbatskaya. 499-241-1679. At 7 p.m.

Foreign-Language Movie

Mad Max: Fury Road (Bezumny Max: Doroga Yarosti, 2015): In a stark desert after the destruction of civilization, two rebels may be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action. George Miller's action adventure starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult. Pioner. 21 Kutuzovsky Prospekt. Metro Kutuzovskaya. 499-240-5240. At 11:20 a.m., 4:10 and 10:30 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

She's Funny That Way (Miss Perepolokh, 2014): Peter Bogdanovich's comedy about a married Broadway director who falls for an escort-turned-actress and seeks to advance her career. Stars Jennifer Aniston, Imogen Poots and Quentin Tarantino. Pioner. (See address above). 499-240-5240. At 5 p.m. In English; Russian subtitles.

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