Moscow city. June 1988. Actors of the theater-studio "Man" at the Moscow Art Theater A. Feklistov and Kozak give interviews (synchronously). Moscow city. January 1988. The building of the Moscow Art Academic Theater of the USSR named after M. Gorky (Moscow Art Theater). Foyer, hall and other premises of the theater. Office of the chief director of the theater O. N. Efremov. Reading a new play. Present: I. Savvina, A. Myagkov, I. Miroshnichenko, I. Smoktunovsky. Rehearsal of the play at the Chelovek theater studio. Artists E. Proklova, I. Miroshnichenko in the dressing rooms. Gala evening dedicated to the 125th anniversary of KS Stanislavsky. O. N. Efremov speaking. Among those present: A. Stepanova, I. Smoktunovsky.