By Lev Ustinov. Translated by Lyudmila Kirzhner.
Cast: 4m., 1w., 3 either gender In a peasant cottage at the end of a village, there live a sister and a brother, Alyonushka and Ivanushka. Their home is not rich, but it is clean and tidy. Ivanushka is a poor cripple with the use of only one hand, but he has received a wonderful magic accordian! That is only the beginning... "[This play] is an excellent piece of drama full of horrors, laughter, chase and, naturally, music. The production has everything: charm, dramatism, humour, and instructive morals...Ustinov follows the tradition of the Russian folk tale. " --Swedish papers