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21 February

22d of February, 2020

21 February

At the moment the programme is being developed but the main events are already signed up. 

12 February
24 January

The show was premiered on 14 of October, 2016. Russian theatre is a repertoire theatre. For example, the Vakhtangov Theatre performs around 50 different shows a month and a popular performance might run for more than 10 years. So ‘OUR CLASS’ performed 100 times during 3 years – this is a big anniversary

28 December

December 29, 2019

26 December

Aeroflot is going to name a plane after Vladimir Etush

10 December

Held in Moscow on December 5-9, 2019.

13 November

November, 13 is 98 years to the day since the first Vakhtangov Theatre production.

7 November
22 October

The official history of Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute began in 1914.

6 September

The General Manager of the Vakhtangov Theatre Kirill Krok presented the results of the 98th Vakhtangov Theatre season (2018-2019) at the opening of the new season. Here are some numbers.

25 June

Arbat street concert – June, 30 at 20:30

8 May

Every year the Vakhtangov theatre team gathers in the Main foyer of the historical playhouse. We commemorate the heroes and victims of the Great Patriotic War. The gathering is held on the day before the 9th of May, since on the very date lots of Vakhtangov actors are involved in the Immortal Regiment march and/or in concerts.

27 April

Vasiliy Lanovoy was decorated for special services to the state and the people.

26 April

The Vakhtangov theatre actors prepared an audio-disk of poetry by Andreas Jansson to commemorate him.


27 November

Rimas Tuminas and Yuri Butusov are the laureates of the award. Our congratulations!

20 November
16 September

The 15th of September 2018:

- traditional gathering of the company;

- 'Fake note' (directed by Rimas Tuminas) premiere

15 September

Rimas Tuminas hired a new main director

7 September

Scheduled on the 19th of September 2018

14 June

We are glad to invite everyone to the Arbat concert. We shall be celebrating the end of the season.

It is a free event, opened for everyone.

June 22, 2018 at 20:00

9 May


3 May
26 April
26 February
16 February

'Oedipus Rex' receives 2018 Moscow Theatre Prize 'Golden Nail'

14 February

The Queen of Spades premiered on February 15, 2018, at the Historical Stage of  the Bolshoi Theatre.

12 February

Eugene Vakhtangov was born on February 13, 1883

9 February

4 starring actors perform 'Last moons' for the 100th time: Irina Kupchenko, Vasiliy Lanovoy, Elena Sotnikova, Sergey Yushkevich

7 February

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