Theatre news

30 December

Happy New year, my dear theatregoers, Muscovites and guests of the capital!

30 December

The members of the theatre Studio join the main company team

29 December
4 December

Vladimir Etush, Rimas Tuminas and the show ‘Oedipus Rex’ became the laureates of the prestigious Russian theatre award

21 November

On the 20th of November 2017 we celebrate the 90th anniversary of the great Russian actor, Mikhail Ulyanov.

15 November

To make mercurial and unpredictable onstage world of Rimas Tuminas sustainable, a well-established management system has been developed by Kirill Krok, perhaps the most skilled theatre manager in Russia.

13 November
3 November
26 September

Over six hundred delegates take part in the Ural Theatre Forum, which has been opened in Chelyabinsk on the 26th of September, 2017.

13 September

Dear visitors!

The Vakhtangov theatre artists and plays have been nominated for one of prestigious Russian theatre Awards - 'Theatral' ('TheatreGoer') magazine Award. You may wish to vote for us by the link:

12 September

Laureates of Moscow Prize – Viktor Dobronravov, Sergey Epishev, Artur Ivanov, Ekaterina Kramzina, and Valery Ushakov

6 September

Vladimir Medinskiy, Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation attended the Vakhtangov Theatre gathering. Rimas Tuminas becomes the holder of the Order of Honour.

29 August

Three shows at the beginning of the new theatre season are dedicated to the Vladimir Simonov’s jubilee:

08/09/2017 — ‘Uncle Vanya’ by Anton Chekhov;

23/09/2017 — ‘The Wind in the Poplars’ by Gérald Sibleyras;

25/09/2017 — ‘Minetti’ by Thomas Bernhard.

28 August
The Vakhtangov company gathering is scheduled at 12:00.
The first performance on the main stage in the new season is ‘Oedipus the King’ (at 19:00).
5 August

Best wishes to the actor and singer!

4 August

The Vakhtangov theatre actors became laureates of Moscow Prize for Literature and Arts

28 July

On the 28th of July 2017, Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation chaired a meeting with Government members in Novo-Ogarevo, the Moscow region. This news is quoted from the official Kremlin resource:

27 July

A short Vakhtangov Theatre Guide tells you stories about places linked to the history of the Theatre and its founder, both in Moscow and in other cities.

17 July

The ‘Moscow komsomolets’ newspaper Award Winners of the theatre season 2016/2017 are announced. The Vakhtangov Theatre this time receives 9 awards.

25 May


Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation awarded Rimas Tuminas

26 April

The meeting “Culture is a national priority” was held in Omsk, Russia at April 25. Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev performed at the final discussion of the meeting.

24 April
20 April

The outstanding Russian actor Vladimir Etush receives ‘Golden Mask’ for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Theatre Arts’.

5 April
The Vakhtangov Theatre is happy to present newly issued books devoted to theatre life and history.


3 April

A screening of the Vakhtangov Theater’s dance production of "Anna Karenina" filmed live by the Stage Russia HD was held at the Russian Cultural Center in Washington


31 March

Ralph Fiennes calls "Uncle Vanya" his favourite performance, a show of his heart.

21 March

Interviews of Rims Tuminas and Kirill Krok announced.

21 March
15 February

Young people studying acting and directing art took part in All-Russia Youth Educational Forum "Tavrida on Baqqal beli" in 2016. Thirty-nine winners of the Forum competition representing Federation Subjects and the Republic of Belarus are invited to the Artistic Laboratory of the Vakhtangov Theatre.

13 February

Eugene Vakhtangov was born 134 years ago. His oeuvre, his bright and tragic fate is one of the utmost mysteries of our Universe.