definitely well worth seeing. never mind if you do not understand everything (though it does help).
As -we- all know, the hotel was -built- for Vasili, Stalins son, who had many a drinking bout there and loved -Gypsy- performances.
Stalin is gone, Vasili also, the food is so la la, but the Theater is still great.
and to get you in the mood for it, watch on youtube this film first.
i have searched many a week and month for the cd, just to listen to the music!