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14 m

"Nord-Ost is one and only performance in the World, where a life-size military airplane with a 14 meters wing spans is landing on the scene

1998

The year when the idea of "Nord-Ost" was conceived

2001

October 19, 2001 is the premiere date for the "Nord-Ost" musical

30

The years of Russian life - from 1913 till 1943 - is witnessed by the show spectators

3

3 hours is the length of the "Nord-Ost" play

45

The Musical is divided into 2 acts and 45 episodes

180

180 characters appear on stage in the musical

380

380 costumes were especially made for the actors

11

Up to 11 times during the play actor should change his costume

35

35 seconds - is the minimum time needed for the actor to change his character

20

Starting from 5 and up to 20 different costumes were made for each actor

40

40 personal radio-microphones are used by the actors in the play

14

14 gr. Is the weight of the actors personal radio-microphone

100

100 made out of paper airplanes were thrown by the spectators on the 1st of February 2002 during the finale of the 100th performance of the musical. This was the birth of the tradition to greet actors of "Nord-Ost"

90

On April 10th, 2002, the authors and leading actors of "Nord-Ost" reached the North Pole where they hoisted the flag with the motto To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield!

100

April 19th 2002 is the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Veniamin Kaverin, the author of the Novel Two Captains

1

On the October 19th 2002 "Nord-Ost" became the first Russian performance, which was running daily for more than a year

323

On October 23rd, 2002, the act of terror cut short the 323rd show of "Nord-Ost"

130

130 hostages were killed in the act of terror. "Nord-Ost lost 17 members of the team, including 2 children actors

2003

"Nord-Ost" became laureate of the national theatre award "Golden Mask" as the best musical of the year

411

"Nord-Ost" was shown 411 times after 15 months of the staging in Moscow, including 88 after revival of the musical

2004

Official premier of the touring version of the performance took place on November, 19th, 2004 in one of the biggest cities in Russia - Nizhniy Novgorod