Personal world of someone, personal pleasures, family, friendship, treasure, religion, betraying, mentality of Georgian people are expressed in the play of Davit Sakvarelidze ‘Living Beings’ through the example of two families whose disagreement passes from generation to generation. Everything is a mess, but there is always a way out. In this case, it is through the love of the children of enemies that brings peace to all. 

Only one action continues with simplicity. The dominant colour of the stage is red which creates a great contrast with the black costumes of the actors. Despite a frequent fluctuation of the place of action it still does not change. Only the heroes and their characters are changed.
On one hand the actions seem to be founded on the theme of love. The heroes of Ruska Makashvili and Dato Darchia - Maiko and Temiko are fighting for their love but they become victims of the sins of there families but yet they manage to protect their love.

The performance brings the following, great Georgian actors together in the drama, who try to create different styles and characters of the stage images. They are: Marina Kakhiani, Tatuli Dolidze, David Kvaratskhelia, David Uplisashvili, Murman Jinoria. Small but very important roles are played by the following actors: Nino Tarkhan - Mouravi, Keti Khitiri and Temiko Tchitchinadze. Some of them play two roles at a time as some subjects become alive in the drama.

The drama ‘Living Beings’ is not a pattern of a highly done artistic work but it leads its audience to the great entertainment. During the play, you see more and more new details intrigues, but the question is how the actors' feelings and actions are matching with the manners of their performance. The drama ends with the same choreographic movements of the performers and shows that nothing will be changed in the lives of their heroes. They will stay the same ‘living beings’ like it was performed by the actors of Rustaveli Theatre. 

P.S. I can’t help mentioning the article about the drama ‘living Beings’ published by Mariam Chubinidze, in Jenuary of 2008 where she writes:
“Romeo and Juliet were obviously lucky, first because they lived centuries ago (and not in the 21st century) second, they lived in Verona (and not in Georgia) and the third might be a little bit embarrassing to mention but after getting married they left the country so quickly they even did not have enough time to get fed up with each other". 


"And I still think that Romeo and Juliet were really lucky, because unlikely Temiko’s and Maiko’s story , their sad love story endured at all times."

                                                                                                  Translated by Gvantsa Delibashvili

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