• Masters


    Author: Racho Stoyanov · Stage Version and Direction: Boyko Iliev · Set Design and Costumes: Milena Panteleeva · C: Elen Koleva, Yavor Kostov, Bogdan Kazandzhiev, Yordan Petkov, Slava Georgieva, Delyana Hadzhiankova · ...

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  • Alonso


    by Stefan Vögel · Translator: Vladko Murdarov · Director: Marii Rosen · Set Design: Petya Boyukova · Composer: Konstantin Timoshenko · C: Liliya Maravilya, Stefania Koleva, Plamen Manasiev, Irinei Konstantinov

    Two families of friends, a dinner and many comic scenes revealing their own lies and deceits. It sounds familiar but Mariy Rosen’s performance based on the contemporary comedy by one of the most popular Austrian authors Stefan Vögel hides some unexpected turns and twists.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • An Ideal Husband An Ideal Husband


    by Oscar Wilde · Directed by: Тiery Arcuor · Cast: Stoian Aleksiev, Vladimir Karamazov, Iulian Vergov, Ivan Iurukov, Biliana Petrinska, Milena Atanasova, Teodora Duhovnikova, Elena Atanasova, Marta Kondova, Mariia Kavardjikova, Stoian ...

    Oscar Wilde writes with irony and delicate sense of humor and with some classic scepticism. That also refers to his play An Ideal Husband where the scepticism is in reference to the ideal. The performance tries to escape the cliché of the ...

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Apart


    Director: Ilko Ganev · Visual environment: Vladislav Iliev · C: Antyni Penev, Borisa Sarafova, Dimityr Krumov, Nadya Keranova, Petya Boncheva, Sevar Ivanov · Photographer: Svetoslav Karadzhov

    The title Apart is derived from the theatrical device called “à part” in French (“aside” in English) in which the character speaks directly to the audience. The documentary performance Apart is a sensual exploration of actor’s nature. Six young Bulgarian actors impersonate and tell stories by some of the most beloved Bulgarian theatre and cinema artists

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • Boing Boing


    by Mark Kamolets · Artwork: Vassil Vasilev · Stage design: Nikolai Dimitrov · Costume: Konstantin Valkov · Composer: Milen Apostolov · Cast: Petko Venelinov, Dimitar Banenkin, Boris Sarafova, Elitsa Aneva, Kamelia ...

  • Consent


    by Nina Rain · Translation: Matey Todorov · Director: Nedyalko Delchev · Set and costumes design: Boris Dalchev · C: Martin Gyaurov, Neda Spasova, Rosen Belov, Silvia Petkova, Martin Dimitrov, Irina Miteva, Nevena ...

    Nina Raine is a successful contemporary British playwright. Her play Consent premiered at the National Theatre in London in 2017 and earned her very good praise.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Flying People


    documentary musical based on the poems and stories by Valery Petrov · C: Icko Fintsi, Kiril Kalev, Mihail Shishkov, Georgi Velichkov · Writers: Icko Fintsi, Kiril kalev

  • Hashove


    after the novel Nemili-nedragi by Ivan Vazov · Directed by Alexander Morfov · Scene and costumes: Elena Ivanova · Cast: Valeri Yordanov, Rusi Chanev, Valentin Ganev, Reni Vrangova, Valentin Tanev, Zahari Baharov, Plamen ...

    For 10 years now “Hashove” has always been played to full houses, which makes it one of the most successful performances for the past decade. It premiered on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the National Theatre and in 2005 was included in the official selection of the International Theatre Festival Varma Summer.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • In Between


    by Ray Cooney · Director: Vasil Vasilev · Cast: Gerasim Georgiev, Viara Nacheva, Nikolina Iancheva, Avgustin Demerdjiev, Dimitar Markov

  • Indirect damage


    Director: Maxima Boeva · Scenography: Kiryana Avronieva · Music: Mihail Shishkov-Senior · With: Anna-Valeriya Gostonyan, Anelia Mangarova, Dayana Dimitrova, Vladinella Katsarska, Katerina Stoyanova, Nikol Sultanova

    If it sounds familiar to you - Indirect Damage was part of the Youth Fair Festival in the Mladezhki Theater, and today it is on a big stage in Azarayan as the directorial debut of Maxima Boeva.

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • It is what it is

  • Lieutenant Benz


    Director: Boiko Iliev cenography: Reneta Stamenova · Cast: Ivaylo Zahariev, Lyubomir Kovachev, Yoana Bukovska-Davidova

    Osadeni dushi and Tiutiun are novels that directly come to our mind when we are talking about Dimitar Dimov. But sometimes we forget that his first novel is Lieutenant Benz - it was written some time before them but it never goes out of their shade.

    New Theatre  
  • Life is a Dream


    by Pedro Calderon de la Barca · Stage vision and directing: Dina Markova · Visual image and costume design: Boyan Arsov · Choreography and movement: Boyan Arsov · Cast: Boyan Arsov, Vyara Kolarova, Konstantin Ikonomov, ...

    In a mutant, radioactive reality a creature is born and left alone. But what is it – a prisoner, a prince? What turns the human being into a monster, what makes the human traits in man mutate? Young theatre director Dina Markova stages Calderon’s baroque play as a grotesque comics-like theatrical tale that captivates with plasticity and devotion of the acting and with creative visual environment.

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • Mamma Mia!


    Conductor: Svetoslav Lazarov · Director: Plamen Kartalov · Set design: Nela Stoyanova · Costumes: Hristiyana Mihaleva-Zorbalieva · Choreograpgy: Riolina Topalova · Music: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus ...

    While following the original musical (and its adaptation on big screen with Meryl Streep from 2008), Plamen Kartolov also calls in new directions to show that Mamma Mia! is not "lemonade", but a "comic-sad" story.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • Meeting in Sanlis


    by Jean Anouilh · Translation: Svetlana Pancheva · Director: Atanas Atanasov · C: Pavel Ivanov, Zafir Radzhab, Eva Danailova, Stoyan Pepelanov, Victoria Koleva, Plamen Dimov, Tsvetomira Daskalova, Aneta Ivanova, Vasilena Kyneva, ...

  • Melody


    Author: Dyddri Kinahan · Stage and Music Picture: Clara Aarmandova · Costume and Multimedia: Venelin Shurelov · C: Nikola Mutafov, Diana Kostova

  • Mister Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran Monsieur Ibrahim und Die Blumen Des Koran


    by Eric Emmanuel Schmitt · Director: Snejina Tankovska · Mono spectacle of Marius Donkin

    This is one of the three plays of Eric Emmanuel Schmitt dealing with childhood and spirituality. The story of a Jewish boy - Momo and his friend - mister Ibrahim. Paris is the stage for this simple, yet philosophically sophisticated story of ...

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Neodachnici


    by Maxim Gorky · Director: Ivan Pantaleev · C: Julian Vergov, Vladimir Karamazov, Ivan Yurukov, Teodora Duhovnikova, Radena Vylkanova, Aleksandra Vasileva, Stefania Koleva, Darin Angelov, Deyan Angelov, Hristo Petkov, Nikolay Urumov, ...

  • Night of January 16th


    by Ayn Rand · Translation: Zlatna Kostova · Director: Plamen Markov · set and Costume design: Mira Kalanova · Composer: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Nikolay Antonov, Yuliyan Rachkov, Nikolay Varbanov, Mila Bancheva, Lora ...

    Night of January 16th is the first play staged in Bulgaria by the US writer and philosopher Ayn Rand who is otherwise well-known for her novels and treatises (Ideal, The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged).

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Old Saybrook and The Last Passionate Lover


    By Woody Allen (Old Saybrook), Neil Simon (The Last Passionate Lover) · Director: Nikolay Poliakov · Scenography: Yuliana Voikova-Naiman · Cast: Nikolay Dimitrov, Milena Jivkova, Silvia Petkova, Plamen Manasiev, Martin Giaurov, ...

  • On Science


    Written, directed and performed by Kamen Donev

  • On The Edge


    By Alexander Morfov · Director: Alexander Morfov · Scenography: Nikola Toromanov · Costums: Tita Dimova · Music: Asen Avramov · Choreography: Ana Pampulova · Cast: Deyan Donkov, Reni Vrangova, Valeri ...

  • People's Eyes


    Director and stage designer: Tsveta Bratsova · Editor: Bratan Bratanov · Choreography: Tsvetina Matova · Authors: Sezer Sami · C: Domenika Todorova, Sezer Sami, Gabriela Tzonska, Margarita Marinova, Stoil Grigorov, Georgi ...

  • Peter Pan

  • Pippi


    based on Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren · Stage version and director: Kristiana Boyadzhieva · Set and costumes design: Andrea Paunova - Ada · C: Silvia Petkova, Sofia Marinkova, Ivelin Nikolov, Nikolai Dimitrov, Rumen ...

  • Poor France


    by Jean Co · Director: Bogdan Petkanin · Cast: Fahradin Fahradinov, Aleksandar Dojnov, Aleksandar Kadiev, Anelia Lucinova

    The comedy tells the story about the relationship between father and son, the sexual orientation, the thigs of life and all of that makes us different.

    Open Scene Theater  
  • Pretty Fish

  • Puss in Boots Le Chat Botté


    by Charles Perrault · Directed by Roza Nikolova · Verse: Valeri Petrov · Scene: Miroslav Tsvetanov · Music: Haigashot Agasian · Cast: Roza Nikolova, Miroslav Tsvetanov

    The well-known tale by Charles Perrault but seen from a different point of view. It fascinates not only with the beautiful scenography that constantly changes the sets but also with the wonderful verses of Valeri Petrov.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Robbery

  • Ronia the Robber's Daughter


    by Astrid Lindgren · Adaptation: Katja Petrova · Director: Katja Petrova · Scene: Petya Karadjova and Boris Dalchev · Composer: Hristo Yotzov · Animation: Sotir Gelev · Choreographer: Anna Pampulova · ...

    Ronia and Birk are thirsty for adventures kids who often cause confusion and disorder among adults.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Russian Love Characteristics


    by Aleksandar Galin · Director: Vasil Vasilev · Cast: Maria Sapundjieva, Mariana Milanova, Georgi Kadurin

  • Shurley Valentine

  • Teacher


    by Jean Pierre Dopan · A monospectacle by Stoyan Pepelanov · Director: Yurii Dachev · Set and costumes design: Radina Bliznakova

  • Teremin


    by Petr Zelenka · Translation: Margarita Kyurkchieva · Play: Valentin Ganev · Director: Nikolay Gunderov · Set and costumes design: Krasimir Vylkanov · Music: Slav Bistrev · Photographer: Bozhidar Markov ...

  • The Bird says COO


    Solo performance of Ivan Jurukov · Script: Alexander Urumov · Music: Mihail Shishkov-father

  • The Cabinet Minister's Wife


    by Branislav Nushich · Director: Nedialko Delchev · Scene: Petar Mitev · Music: Kaloyan Dimitrov · Cast: Lilia Maravilia, Daria Simeonova, Asen Mutafchiev, Ulian Rachkov, Nikolai Varbanov, Simona Halacheva, Boris ...

    In The Cabinet Minister’s Wife the classic master of comedy Branislav Nušić skillfully jokes with a painfully familiar phenomenon. Both a biting political satire and an ingenious anecdote, the play shows how in a single morning the simple wife of a newly fledged politician turns into a power-hungry woman.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • The Colour of the deep water


    by Olya Stoyanova · Director: Boyka Velkova · Composer: Teodosii Spasov · Choreographer: Tatyana Sokolova · C: Boyka Velkova, Emanuela Shkodreva, Vyara Tabakova, Eva Danailova, Pavel Ivanov, Yavor Vylkanov

  • The Double Bass Der Kontrabas


    By Patrick Süskind · Director: Plamen Markov · Monospectacle of Valentin Ganev

    The one-man show “The Double Bass” is one of unusually long life. It was staged in 2000 and over the years the performance of Valentin Ganev, one of the leading actors of the National Theatre, has won him a number of theatre awards in Bulgaria and has travelled to more than 15 festivals in Europe and USA.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • The Father


    by Florian Zeller · Director: Diana Dobreva · Set design: Mira Kalanova · Music: Petya Dimanova · Photographer: Stefan Nenkov Shterev · C: Vladimir Penev, Radina Kyrdzhilova, Julian Vergov, Teodora Duhovnikova, ...

  • The Goat or Who is Silvya?


    by Edward Albee · Directed by Yavor Gurdev · Scenography and clothes: Nikola Toromanov · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Boyka Velkova, Mihail Bilalov, Yulian Vergov, Ivo Arukov

  • The God of Carnage


    by Yasmina Reza · Translation: Snezhina Rusinova-Zdravkova · Director: Anton Ugrinov · Scenography and costumes: Nikola Toromanov · Music: Kalin Nikolov · C: Aleksandra Vasileva, Vladimir Karamazov, Radena ...

    Two boys have had a fight and one of them is left with two broken teeth. This accident becomes the occasion for their parents to meet with the intention to decently and reasonably discuss the situation and its consequences for their sons. But the thin surface of their polite conversation soon starts to crack up and it gets more and more difficult to find out who is to be blamed for the aggression.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • The gramophone


    Concert performance of Viktor Kalev · Text: Vanya Shtereva · With:

    An exciting journey through the years, filled with humor, nostalgia and love. Autobiographical stories of Viktor Kalev and Bulgarian songs of favorite artists, sung and played by the actor.

    Open Scene Theater  
  • The Guilty


    by Dimityr Dimov · Director: Yurii Dachev · Set and costume design: Radina Bliznakova · Music: Asen Avramov · C: Stoyan Pepelanov, Iliana Kodzhabasheva/Eva Danailova, Hristo Cheshmedzhiev, Victoria Koleva, Pavel Ivanov, ...

  • The Importance of Being Serious (Without Excuse)


    by Tom Thomas · Director: Boyko Iliev · Translation: Tatyana Ivanova · Set and costume design: Nina Pashova · Music: Sashko Mladenov · C: Anton Radichev, Dobrinka Stankova, Kiril Kavadarkov, Milena Atanasova, ...

  • The Libertine


    by E.E. Schmidt · Translation: Snezhina Rusinova-Zdravkova · Director: Stoyan Radev · Stage design: Nikola Toromanov · Costume design: Elis Veli · Composer: Viktor Stoyanov · Cast: Iriney Konstantinov, Lilia ...

  • The Lover


    by Harold Pinter · Director: Deyan Donkov · Stage design and costumes: Nikola Toromanov · Music: Emilian Gatsov-Elby · C: Deyan Donkov, Radina Kardzhilova · Photographer: Stefan Nenkov Shterev

  • The Memoirs of a Vurgal


    by Vladislav Karamfilov-Vurgala · Stage effects: Dimitar Lefterov · Costumes: Anny Vladimirova · With the special participation of Verislav Dimitrov-Ferdi

  • The men of Edith Piaf


    Мono-spectacle by Miroslav Radeva· Music and music adaptation: Alexander Kiprov · Libretto: Miroslava Radeva

  • The Observers


    by Konstantin Iliev · Director: Yavor Gyrdev · Set design: Nikola Toromanov · Costumes design: Svila Velichkova · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Photographer: Stefan Nenkov Shterev · C: Anna Papadopulu, Blagovest ...

  • The Operation


    by Ivo Siromahov · Director: Boris Pankin · Cast: Marian Bachev, Orlin Goranov, Toni Minasyan, Miglena Stoeva

    In his the play, Ivo Siromahov describes the mismatch between the patients 'fears and the imperturbability of the doctors.

    Open Scene Theater  
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray


    based on Oscar Wilde's novel, adaptation by John O'Connor and Merlin Holland · Translation: Denitsa Dimitrova · Director: Stayko Murdzhev · Set design: Teodor Kiryakov · Costumes: Petya Boyukova · Music: Petyr ...

  • The Ride Down Mt. Morgan


    by Arthur Miller · Director: Nikolay Lambrev-Mihaylovski · Translation: Lyubov Kostova · Set and costume design: Chayka Petrusheva · Music: Nikolay Lambrev-Mihaylovski · Multimedia: Ivan Moskov · C: Valentin ...

  • The Road to Ahrodite


    Author and performance by: Boyka Velkova

  • The Spirit of The Poet


    by Stefan Tsanev · Director: Margarita Mladenova · Costumes: Daniela Oleg Liahova · Music: Asen Avramov · Cast: Hristo Mutafchiev, Valentin Tanev, Pavlin Petrunov

    Sofia, fictionally 1892. Stefan Stambolov’s dream in which he and Zahariy Stoyanov have to decide what to do with the “poet from the cover of the reader,” Hristo Botev who had turned up unexpectedly. The ex-revolutionaries and present-day rulers face a difficult choice.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • The Wild Duck


    by Henrik Ibsen · Translation: Antonia Buchukovska · Director: Kris Sharkov · Playwright: Svetlana Pancheva · Set design: Nikola Toromanov · Music: Asen Avramov · C: Ana Papadopulu, Valentin Balabanov, ...

    Young director Kris Sharkov has asserted himself as a strong presence in contemporary Bulgarian theatre. Wild Duck is the third play by the modern playwright Henrik Ibsen that he brings on the stage shifting the plot in a contemporary context.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Three Tall Women


    by Edward Albee · Director: Stefan Spasov · Music: Teodosiy Spasov · Set design: Nina Pashova · C: Maria Stefanova, Victoria Koleva, Radina Borshosh, Vasilena Vincenco

  • Tiramissu


    by Joanna Owsianko · Translated by Mariana Minkovska · Directed by Nikolay Poljakov · Set design and costumes Ognyana Serafimova · Assistant constumes Iskra Petkova · Video Evgenia Sarbeva · Cast Lilija ...

    They are young and beautiful, they are working at an advertising agency and making good money. They are making it out just fine amid the temptations and traps of the big city, they know how to dress and where to go. They are an object of admiration ...

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Too much infidelities


    by Arthur Newfield · Director: Emil Markov · Cast: Hristo Garbov, Albena Mihova, Evgeni Budinov, Veselin Plachkov, Stela Gancheva

    Two neighboring families get into many comic situations, because of love and several extramarital affairs. Everybody lies and nobody admits the lie. Lovers jump from one balcony to the other on the11th floor.

    Open Scene Theater  
  • Two


    by Tanya Shahova · Director: Yirii Dachev · Cast: Mariya Kavardzhikova, Boyka Velkova

    A play about the great Bulgarian poetesses - Elisaveta Bagryana and Dora Gabe.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Two tickets to Paris


    Author: Hristo Hristov · Director: Robin Kafaliev · Play: Todor Madolev · Set design: Teodor Daskalov · C: Robin Kafaliev, Tanya Kozhuharova, Atanas-Bonchev-Nakata, Mariela Topalova, Mariana Brankovanova, Tsvetana ...

  • Wedding follies


    by Alexei Kozhuharov, inspired by Pajamas for six by Mark Kamoleti · Staging: Alexey Kozhuharov · Scene: Georgi Georgiev · C: Milica Gladnishka, Milena Markova - Maca, Janet Miovska, Simeon Vladov, Nikolay Todorov, Bozhidar ...

    Married couple. He has a lover. She has a lover. A typical situation... Until the four of them are at the same time under one roof...

    Open Scene Theater  
  • When the thunder strikes, how the echo fades


    by Peyo Yavorov · Play and director: Bina Haralampieva · Dramaturg: Mirela Ivanova · Set and costume design: Svila Velichkova · Music: Asen Avramov · C: Atanas Petkov, Bogdan Buhalov, Darin Angelov, Ivan Yurukov, ...

  • Who are you?


    Director: Tsveta Baliiska · Screenwriters: Tsveta Baliiska, Tatiana Mitova, Gringo-Bogdan Grigorov · Music: Seser Sami · With: Seser Sami, Grigno- Bogdan Grigorov, Tatiana Mitova, Georgi Vlassev, Domenica Todorova, Margarita ...