Meeting room of the Constituent Congress of the Union of Soviet theater companies in the Grand Kremlin Palace. The presidium of the Congress: Mikhail Gorbachev, Andrei Gromyko, NI Ryzhkov, and others. The report advocates K. Lavrov. In the debate on the report are: M. Ulyanov, GA Tovstonogov, VP Pluchek, MI Tsarev, T. V. Doronin, S. M. Chiaureli, B. Artmane and others. Among those present in the hall: Raisa Gorbachev, AI Raikin, VI Gaft, O. Tabakov, V. Yakovlev, B. Freundlich, AA Mironov, S. S . Yursky, E. J. Nightingale, G. burning, EA Bystritskaya and others. In the margins of the conversation: OV Lepeshinskaya, AA Kalyagin, AA Vertinskaya, SK Shakurov, M. Bieshu, JK Borisov. K. Lavrov accepting congratulations on his election to the presidency of the Union of theatrical companies of the USSR.