According to the play by A. N. Ostrovsky "Forest"The story begins with a meeting of two old friends - actors, with a clear role tragedian and comedian. Being in crisis, in search of a place of work, creative satisfaction, they talk bitterly about the degeneration of the art of the theater ...Unexpectedly, they find themselves on the territory of Life, in the estate of Raisa Gurmyzhskaya. Here they find a break from professional problems and hope for simple human happiness. But the laws of life are absurd and cruel: there is no happiness and justice here. The truth is turned inside out. Love and nobility are devalued and not in demand.Dialogues of Art and Life, comic and tragic - the main themes of the play.