The Vakhtangov Theater, 26 Arbat, was named after Yevgeny Vakhtangov,
a pupil of Stanislavsky, in 1926. The original 19th century building was
destroyed by a bomb in the 40s.
At right is the later building on the same location.
On her flight in Chapter 21, Margarita sees the blinding lights of the
theater marquee on Arbat St.