February 7, 1831 is the date of the premiere of a popular play «Woe from wit»
The play was staged in the Alexandrinsky Theatre after a round of censoring. The «Woe from wit» is a comedy play in verse, created by Aleksander Griboedov. The masterpiece became one of the signature plays of the writer. The comedy satirically describes the life of the upper-class society in Moscow in XIX century and is considered one of the most commonly cited books in the Russian culture.
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