Who knows which demons may be awakened by insolence or blind love? As the old adage goes: the theater begins with the coat check. Galina Alexandrovna, a coat check lady at one of Moscow's most prestigious theaters, is fueled by a grand sense of purpose. All the world's a stage and the coat check lady is clearly a key player. But what will become of her coveted position if she abuses her power and mistreats a pair of latecomers – a polite father and his fiery teenage daughter?