A new play The (easiest) way to quit smoking, written in 2009 by one of the leading modern playwrights of Russia Mikhail Durenkov. The heroes of the play are ordinary people living in our time, wrapped in mundane stereotypes. They are absent and indifferent towards those close to them, yet they yearn changes in their own lives. Unfortunately, the changes we long for frequently lead to disaster. Absurdity and black humor ease our transition from despair to a hilarity of self irony.