“Karin. Indrek. Truth and Justice. Part Four”, an adaptation of A. H. Tammsaare’s classic novel, is a story about the basic conflict between husband and wife, man and woman, during the early years of the First Estonian Republic. A decade has passed since the end of the First World War and the Estonian War of Independence, and people of the new republic try to follow the European trends, sometimes forgetting the old traditions. It is a world of freedom and democracy, but also a world of banks, mortgages, real-estate speculations and fishy business affairs.

While Karin wishes to be a part of the rising bourgeois society, Indrek thinks that salvation and meanig of life can be found only in hard work. The inability of husband and wife to understand each other creates a dramatic conflict with unexpectedly tragic consequences.

Although written in the beginning of 1930ies, the story appears incredibly up-to-date in today’s Estonia.

The production includes some scenes where pyrotechnics, theatrical smoke (not harmful to health) and cigarette smoke are used.

The production is still in the repertory, but not on the current playlist this season.


“Karin. Indrek. Turth and Justice. Part Four” was selected the best performance of the season 2005/2006 by theatre critics of “Theatre. Music. Cinema” magazine. Tallinn City Theatre's colleague award for Best Production, 2007
Elmo Nüganen – Estonian Annual Theatre Award for Best Director, 2007
Hele Kõrve – Estonian Annual Theatre Award for Best Actress, 2007
Evelin Võigemast – Estonian Annual Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress, 2007
Award for "best presence" from the Estonian theatre festival Drama 2007