Theater

Honored Artist of Georgia Kote Toloraia dies

Famous actor Kote Toloraia died in Tbilisi. Konstantin (Kote) Toloraia was born on June 11, 1926. In 1949 he graduated from the acting studio at the Tbilisi Kote Marjanishvili theater. He worked as an actor in the same theater for many …

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Tbilisi Griboedov Theater begins its 172nd season

Tbilisi Griboyedov state academic Russian Drama Theater begins its 172nd season in Batumi. The actors of the theater will perform ‘A.C.W.M.T’ play on the New Stage of the Batumi Chavchavadze state Drama Theater. …

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Russia's theater director Serebrennikov detained

Russia’s top investigative body says it has detained one of Russia’s most prominent theater directors, Kirill Serebrennikov, and is pressing charges against him. The Investigative Committee said in a …

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Azerbaijani play to be shown in Bulgaria's Varna

Azerbaijan State Drama Theater will participate in the International Theatre Festival of Chamber and Mono Performances in Bulgaria's Varna. The festival will bring together theatre groups from Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Georgia, …

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Stalin’s grandson passes away

The grandson of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Alexander Burdonsky, National Artist of the Russian Federation and stage director of the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army, died on May 23 at the age of 75, the …

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 Vladimir Zeldin to be buried on November 3

Soviet and Russian stage and film legend, Vladimir Zeldin, will be buried in Moscow’s famous Novodevichy Cemetery on November 3.  The lying-in-state ceremony will take place in the Theatre of the Russian Army …

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Sari Gelin project presented in Baku

Drama Theater of Baku hosted a theatrical staging of one of the most ancient folk songs of Azerbaijan - Sari Gelin (literally "Yellow" or "Golden-Haired" Bride). The evening and the project was organized by the Ministry of …

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Dmitry Myron dies in Almaty

Russian stage and screen actor Dmitry Myron died this morning at the age of 41 in Almaty's hospital, a Russian …

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Bolshoi Theatre celebrates 240th anniversary

The Russian State Academic Bolshoi Theatre is celebrating its 240th anniversary today. On March 28, 1776, the provincial prosecutor Prince Petr Urusov received permission from the Empress Catherine II on the holding of theatrical …

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