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The stately Michailovskaya Building is a home to worthy renditions of classics, such as La Traviata, Prince Igor and The Barber of Seville. Though it was known by other names, theater first stepped in way back in 1833, when French, Italian and German artistes performed regularly. Today Mussorgsky (as it is also known) is famed for drama, musicals and opera productions from around the world and noteworthy among theater circles.
Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater is a grandiose theater owned by the Academic Bolshoy Drama Theater, one of the most influential theater companies of the city. This magnificent venue hosts plays, comedies, dramas, operas and ballets by the company on a regular basis. It is equipped with state of the art lighting and sound technology that accentuates every performance that takes place here. Attending a play at this top class venue would surely be an unforgettable experience. Call for details.
Created for and mainly addressing children, the Puppet Fairy Tale Theatre was founded by actresses Yekaterina Chernyak, Yelena Gilodi and Olga Lyandsberg in 1944. The first show took place on 31 December, and this anniversary is celebrated annually with a new premiere. The theatre has 24 shows in its repertoire, from various corners of the globe, and they are known for their innovative design, with actors interacting with puppets on stage. The company consists of 20 actors, four of which are Merited Artists, and has toured all over the world. Its directors are rightfully considered the country's best puppet masters. Please call or check the website for details of current performances.