An Optimistic Tragedy
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The play is set in St. Petersburg, and Kronstadt, Russia, after the Russian Revolution and during the Russian Civil War. Some scenes are set on a ship of the Red Navy on the Baltic Sea near Saint Petersburg. The play has three acts.
In 1965, Alexander Kholminov adapted it into an opera.
- Russian original text: Оптимистическая трагедия