• Bai Ganyo

    by Georgi Danailov · Director: Peter Kaukov · Scenography and costumes: Elitsa Georgieva · Cast: Nikolay Urumov, Alexander Hadzhiangelov, Stefan Germanov, Vihar Stoychev, Veselin Kalanovski, Nia Krastev, Yaroslav Pavlova, ...

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  • Fiddler on The Roof

    Music: Jerry Bock · Libretto: Joseph Stein, Sheldon Hernick · Translation: Valery Petrov · Director: Nebojsa Bradic · Conductor: Juli Damyanov · Scenography: Miroslav Tabachki · Costumes: Isidora Spasich ...

    The Broadway musical based on Joseph Stein's book premiered in 1964 and won 9 Tony awards in almost every category.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • 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 · ...

    In the family of Master Naiden, order and peace reign - just like in the village. With the advent of Master Zhivko, however, old secrets that have not been resolved in the past are ignited: not only questioning their equality as masters, but also the love of the beautiful bride Milkana.
    · Festival of Bulgarian Dramaturgy
    New Theatre  
  • The Cunning Little Vixen

    Dramatization: Simona Nanova, Vanya Ivanova · Director: Vanya Ivanova · Scenography: Emeliana Andonova - Toteva · Music: Vanya Ivanova · Cast: Simona Nanova

  • The Government Inspector

    Director: Nina Dimitrova · Scenography and costumes: Juliana Voykova-Nyman, Boris Dalchev · Cast: Denis Hayat, Shahin Shehzen, Antoan Petrov, Elitsa Kostova, Mirela Karabancheva, Dimitur Nestorov, David Krumov, Atanas Apostolov, Martin ...

  • The Little Matchmaker

    based on the fairytale by Andersen · Cats: Evgeniya Angelova, Velislava Marinkova, Angel Kalev, Lyubomir Zhelev

  • The three Piglets

    Director and scenographer: Hristo Botev Stanchev · Music: Razvigor Popov · Choreography: Elizabeth Yakimova · Cast: Ivet Radulova, Vittoria Nikolova, Donka Avramova - Bocheva, Boyan Mladenov, Zhana Rasheva, Kostadinka ...

  • Unborn Girl

    based on a Bulgarian folk tale · Stage idea and dramatization: Simona Nanova · Director: Hristina Arsenova · Scenography: Desislava Petkova · Cast: Simona Nanova

    The Bulgarian folk tale has gathered the experience and wisdom of many generations. You dip into it, as if you were in a lake of living water. So is the Unborn Girl - from the top of the tree with apples to the bottom of the deep well, we find a wonderful world, woven with love and harmony, radiating justice and moral order that every good heart longs for.

    City Mark Art Center  
  • #LoveSofia

    performance in English · Director: Nikola Stoyanov · Playwriting: Alexander Shpatov, Alexandra Genova · Secenography: Teodor Kiryakov · Cast: Anna Simova, Boyan Petrov, Vesela Petrova, Svetla Rangelova, Stanislav Kertikov

    By presenting a love story through the eyes of the real Sofia people, the show also focuses on who these "real" Sofia people really are. Five local guides will try to answer this question, and their task is to make the audience enjoy the city, those little moments that everyone shares with their loved one, here and now in Sofia.

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • 1001 passions

    by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov · Stage design: Oleg Labozin (Russia) · Stage design and costumes: Nicole Trendafilova, Yasmin Mandelli · Plastic: Oleg Labozin, Alexandra Hong · C: Veronika Mancheva, Gergana Tsenova, Melinda ...

  • 4000 miles

    by Emmy Hertzog · Play: Vladimir Lyuckanov · C: Meglena Karalmbova, Nikolaj Zhelev, Katerina Stoyanova, Elena Petrova

  • A feeling of love

    Director: Boyka Velkova · Music: Teodosiy Spasov · Choreography: Tatyana Sokolova · Visual Environment: Yana Dvoretska · C: Boyka Velkova, Ivaylo Zahariev

    The performance is a love explanation for Europe's music, dance, poetry and theater. Includes selected love poems from the greatest European writers, poets and thinkers, symbolic of their nation and age.
    · Festival of Bulgarian Dramaturgy
    New Theatre  
  • A Global Comedy

    by Jordan Plevnesh · Translated by: Boryana Pasheva · Director: Patrick Vershuren · Scenography: Boryana Semerdzhieva, Kiril Naumov · Music: Martin Karov · Cast: Yordanka Stefanova, Teodor Elmazov, Teodorazov, ...

  • A Night in Venice Eine nacht in venedig

    Operetta by Strauss · Director: Svetozar Donev · Conductor: Igor Bogdanov

    It is carnival time and Barbara, the young wife of an elderly Venetian senator, is to be taken by gondola to her aunt's at Murano, out of harm's way.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • A story with two mouses една история с две мишки

    after H. Cr. Andersen · Teatar na kolela · Directed by Veselin Mezekliev · Cast: Elizabet Radeva, Liliia Mostrova

    Noone is poor when he has friends. Food is important, but not the most important thing in the world.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • A woman of No Importance

    by Oscar Wilde · Director: Stoyan Radev · Scenography: Nikola Toromanov · Costumes: Alice Vely · Music: Donnie - Dobrin Vekilov · Cast: Ivan Radoev, Georgi Kirkelanov, Ivan Nalbantov, Yasen Atanasov, Elena Raynova, ...

    It is in his own style that Oscar Wilde directs a sharp tongue to the secret life and vices of the upper class, which are now also exposed in Stoyan Radev's direction.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • About an electricity phenomenon

    Director: Stiliyan Petrov · Scenography: Venelin Shurelov · Composer: Misho Shishkov · Costumes: Elitsa Georgieva · Choreography: Teodora Popova · Cast: Mariana Zikic, Donka Avramova - Bocheva, Jordan Rasin, ...

    A Garden, a wedding, a suicide, a monk, anintellectual, an ex-actress, another woman: topos and characters from Chekhov's nonexistent but authentic play.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Actors vs. Poets

  • Ada Lovelace

    play by Anna Dankova · Artist: Leda Ekimova · Cast: Iva Sveshtarova, Violeta Vitanova

    Ada Lovelace (1815 - 1852) is the only legally born daughter of the world-famous romantic poet Lord Byron. Her rigorous systematic mother-initiated mathematics training aims to save her from the madness of her father (whom she never fails to see).

  • After The Rehearsal

    by Ingmar Bergman · Translation: Vasa Gancheva · Director: Valentin Ganev · Set design: Krasimir Vylkanov · Costume design: Maria Dimanova · Music: Slav Bistrev · C: Veselin Rankov,Stefka Yanorova, Gergana ...

    This year the world marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. The all-actor team of the performance After the Rehearsal pays homage to him with the play considered to be his “confession of love for the stage.”

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Albena

    by Yordan Yovkov · Director: Krasimir Spasov · Set design: Krasimir Vylkanov · Costume design: Maria Dimanova · Cast: Gergana Dandanova, Asen Kobilarov, Veselin Anchev, Luizabel Nikolova, Ivan Radoev, Aleksander Doynov, ...

    Almost a century after the drama Albena was written its heroine is among the most compelling female characters in Bulgarian drama classics.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Alice in Mirror Land

    Director: Biserka Kolevska · Choreographer: Jasmina Stoyanova

  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    by Lewis Carroll

  • All on the table

    by Charles Bukowski · Director: Ana Bateva · Music: Stefan Zdraveski · Solo spectacle of Vasil Duev

  • All or Nothing

    Written and directed by: Lisa Shopova · Set design and costumes: Antonia Popova · Music: Svetlin Kaslev · Producer: Lilia Gruncharova · C: Hristo Shopov, Lilia Maravilha, Irini Zhambonas

  • 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 Attempt at Flying

    by Yordan Radichkov · Director: Stoyan Radev · Stage design: Venelin Shurelov · Costume design: Elitsa Georgieva · Music: Teodosiy Spasov · Cast: Georgi Mamalev, Maria Kavardzhikova, Nikolay Urumov, Valentin ...

    Everything in this comical and dramatic story begins with a wandering balloon that broke free from the World War II fronts. It suddenly appears above the rural Avramovi hamlets. The event leads to several groups being formed to go after the balloon.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • An Evening Act Вечерен акт

    Based on short stories by Anton Pavlovich Chehov · A spectacle by Sani Saninski · Scene and costumes: Vecheslav Parapanov · Cast: Maria Sapundzhieva, Dimitar Rachkov, Sani Saninski

    "“Time passes by and slowly piles up layers of colors. The portrait overflows with colors. Isn’t it time for an Evening Act, in which we will take off our masks and remain “naked”? Isn’t it time for a ...

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Anna Karenina

    based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy · Directed by: Nikolay Polyakov · Designer: Marina Raychinova · Music: Hristo Yocov, Beloslava, Mihail Yosifov · Choreographer: Anna Pampulova · C: Silviya Petkova/Sofia Marinkova, ...

    This is the first staging in Bulgaria of Leo Tolstoy’s monumental work Anna Karenina, probably the most read novel in the world and certainly one of the most significant literary classics.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Are You Going Up

    C: Assen Kukushev, Zachary Tanev, Dulislav Dulev

    Three strangers trapped in an elevator.

    Studio 5  
  • Arsenic and Old Lace

    by Joseph Kesselring · Director: Borislav Chakrinov · Set and costumes design: Nina Pashova · C: Gergana Dandanova, Radosveta Vasileva, Asen Kobilarov, Tigran Torosyan, Milen Milanov, Veselin Rankov, Miroslav Pashov, Ivan ...

  • At the Foot of Vitosha Mountain

    by P. K. Yavorov · Director: Krasimir Spasov · Cast: Veselin Anchev, Ivan Radoev, Tigran Torosyan, Yavor Baharov, Miroslav Kosev, Radina Kardzhilova, Stefka Yanorova, Yoana Bukovska, Adelina Petrova, Kalin Ivanov, Mihail Petrov

    Everybody knows the verses of the most lyrical poem of Peyo Yavorov, dedicated to his beloved Mina Todorova. For the 100th anniversary of the death of the poet, Bulgarian Army Theatre recalls his tragic destiny with a new reading of his classics At the foot of Vitosha Mountain.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Avenue Q

    by Robert Lopes and Jeff Marcs · Libretto: Jeff Witty · Director: West Hayler, Petyr Kaukov · Set design and costumes: Ivaylo Nikolov · Puppets: Dimityr Dimitrov · Choreography and lightning: Rosen Mihaylov ...

    Broadway puppet musical Avenue Q with three Tony Awards comes for the first time on Bulgarian stage directed by West Hyler, the American director experienced in this genre who has staged also for the celebrated Cirque de Soleil.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • Balkan Syndrome

  • Beautiful Bodies

    by Laura Cunningham · Director: Vladimir Liuckanov · Scene: Elena Ivanova · C: Stefania Koleva, Silvia Lulcheva, Nona Iotova, Iskra Angelova, Antoaneta Dobreva-Neti, Kristina Ianeva, Nencho Ilchev

    Six friends aged between 30 and 36 years, gather on a party to celebrate the pregnancy of one of them.

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Beauty and the Beast

    Director: Elitsa Petkova · Scenography: Hristina Nedeva · Music: Plamen Petkov · Cast: Dilyana Spasova, Dimitar Ivanov, Stefan Dimitrov, Stoyan Doichev

    Beauty and the Beast is a story of man, a story of nature and appearance. The classic fairy tale tells us of a true love that comes from a series of mistakes.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • Because Mamma Likes It That Way

    by Jolt Pojgai · Director: Liliya Abadzhieva · Set and costumes design: Vasil Avadzhiev · Translation: Nelly Dimova · C: Donka Avramova-Bocheva, Lilyana Shomova, Mariana Zhikich, Anatoli Lazarov, Boyan Mladenov, Georgi ...

    Hungarian comedian Jolt Pojgai is in the hands of Lilia Abadjieva to point out how the frequent change of images takes us away from the one that is real.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Bel Amie Bel Ami

  • Bella Figura

    by Yasmina Reza · Director: Anton Ugrinov · Set design: Boris Dalchev · Costume design: Vanina Tsandeva · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Gergana Pletnyova, Stefka Yanorova, Georgi Kyrkelanov, Elena Raynova, ...

  • Birdy

    By Naomi Wallace · Director: Vasil Duev · Scenography: Mira Petrova · Music: Petya Dimanova · Choreography: Stefania Georgieva · Cast: Alexander Hadzhiangelov, Nikola Stoyanov, Yaroslava Pavlova, Svetoslav Dobrev, ...

  • Black Comedy

    by Peter Shaffer · Director: Ivan Urumov · Set design: Krasimir Vylkanov · Costumes: Maria Dimanova · Music: Dobrin Vekilov-Doni · Plastics: Kamen Ivanov · C: Veselin Anchev, Luisabel Nikolova, Anastasia ...

  • Bread in a Pocket

    by Matej Vishniek · Translation: Ognian Stamboliev · Director: Veselin Petrov · Scenography: Mihaela Dobreva · Composer: Georgi Atanasov · Cast: Boyan Petrov, Jordan Varbanov, Kiril Nedkov

    This tragicomic and absurd story is on the verge of reality and fantasy. A flight of imagination that will make you think with a smile on your face. A world where the laws of rational thinking are made into dust. The two characters in the play face each other in a battle for the truth that each of us hides.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • Bruderschaft

    by Antoliy Krim · Director: Asen Shopov · Cast: Vasil Mihaylov, Stefka Yanorova

  • Bucket and blade

    Author and director: Elza Laleva · Music: Kristiyan Boyadzhiev · Set design and puppets: Stefka Kyuvlieva · C: Galina Savova, Tanya Etimova, Tsvetoslava Simeonova

  • Buratino

    by Aleksey Tolstoy

  • Chamkoria

    by Milen Ruskov · Director: Yavor Gyrdev ·Set design: Svetoslav Kokalov · Zahary Baharov solospectacle

    Milen Ruskov, Yavor Gurdev and Zahari Baharov shared skills in a mono-spectacle after the two-volume novel Chamkoria, which tells about the events surrounding the attack in the church of St. King (today St. Nedelja).

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • Changing

    Idea, dramatization and performance: Yoanna Bukovska-Davidova · Directed by Gergana Dimitrova · Stage and video: Momchil Alexiev, Nikola Nalbantov · Music: Ioana Robova and Petar Parmakov · Artist: Penko Gelev · ...

  • Chaos

    by Mika Milyakho · Director: Mariy Rosen · Scenography: Antonia Popova · Music: Konstantin Tymoshenko · Cast: Yoana Bukovska - Davidova, Elena Atanasova, Radina Dumanyan

    The play by Finnish playwright Mika Miliajo comments on the absurdities of time during the problems in the lives of three women under the direction of Mari Rosen.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Charley's Aunt

    by O.Feltsman · Director: Ivan Panev · Conductor: Ognian Mitonov · C: Alexandar Mutafchiyski, Denko Prodanov, Marcho Apostolov, Zornitca Damyanova, Boryana Yordanova, Nikolai Borisov, Hristo Sarafov, Julia Marinova, Catherina ...

    Men dressed in women's costumes and performing female roles transform difficult and intractable situations in fun and entertainment. With every single change, the hero is entering deeper into woman's nature, flirting and that enhances the comedy effect.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • Chekhov's got talent

    Director: Mihail Milchev · Translation: Nedyalko Delchev · Cast: Alexander Stankovski, Veronica Barutchiyska, Georgi Dimov, Gergana Libova, Dimitar Pishev, Yoana Racheva, Svetlina Stancheva

    Chekhov's Got Talent is a performance created on the bravura comedy The Good Doctor by the great American comedian Neil Simon, who embodies Anton Chekhov's eternal narratives. It is a kind of anthology consisting of short sketches and scenes, united by the figure of the Narrator, in which the personality of the great Russian writer is seen.

    City Mark Art Center  
  • Class

    by Charles Evered · Director: Vladimir Penev · Set design: Mira Kalanova · C: Julian Vergov, Mila Lyutskanova

  • Clear meadow

    by Miro Garvan · Director: Ivan Urumov · C: Georgi Kadurin, Ivan Yurukov, Mariana Milanova, Sofia Bobcheva

  • Closer

    by Patrick Marbur · Translation: Iskra Angelova and Prof. Plamen Markov · Director: Prof. Zdravko Mitkov · Stage design and costumes: Nevia Kavaldjieva · Cast: Raya Peeva, Mariana Zhikic, Boyan Mladenov, Robert Yanakiev

  • Cold

    Choreographer: Stefaniya Georgieva · Music environment: Dobromir Kisyov and Konstantin Kuchev · Performance: Kalina Georgieva, Dorina Puncheva, Bratan Bratanov, Nedelya Gancheva, Radoslav Yordanov, Plamena Pencheva, Tsveta Doycheva ...

    The project was created based on stories of survivors from the concentration camps in Bulgaria during the 20th century.

    Derida Stage  
  • 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  
  • Constellations

    by Nick Pain · Translation: Lina Tsvetanova, Vasil Mihaylov · Director: Yordan Slaveykov · Set and costume design: Yuliyana Voykova-Nayman · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Plastic: Ana Miteva · C: Nevena Nikolova, ...

  • Contract 2019

    by Mike Bartlett · Play: Vasil Vasilev · C: Ana Vylchanova, Nadya Derderyan

  • Copenhagen

    by Michael Frein · Cast: Rusi Chanev, Stefka Yanorova, Valentin Ganev

    The play by the British Michael Frein (who took Tony for dramaturgy) points to a meeting between two nuclear physicists at a time when the entire world is a time bomb.

    City Mark Art Center  
  • Crazy Family

    by Ray Cuny · Director: Valentin Tanev · Cast: Maria Sapundzhieva, Valentin Tanev, Eva Tepavicharova, Marius Donkin, Kiril Kavadarkov, Anna Simova, Yavor Kostov

  • Crisis Center

    by Mihail Kazakov · Director: Sabi Sabev · Scenography: Dimitar Dimitrov · Music: Todor Vasilev · Cast: Silvia Petkova, Nikolay Stanoev, Ivo Yonchev, Julian Rachkov, Ivaylo Zahariev

    Crisis Center is tragicomedic play. Every week, a group of men, victims of women's violence gather in an unusual place - in a submarine. Their motto is "I'm not a victim." But one day, a new character, a Woman, lands on the submarine.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

    by John Patrick Shanley · Directed by: Ovanes Torosian · Cast: Catalin Stareishinska, Georgi Gotsin · Music: I.M.A.

    John Patrick Shanley's script Danny and the Deep Blue Sea meets us with two damaged people as they dance through an emotional evening, desperate to make sense of something in their lives.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Dekameron

    after Giovanni Boccaccio · Adapted by Angel Elenkov · Directed by Diana Dobreva set design and costumes Nina Pashova · Choreography Tatyana Sokolova lyrics Danushka Matova · Cast Anastasija Ingilizova, Angel Genov, ...

    In recent years the actress and director Diana Dobreva has been developing her own theatrical style. It makes use of the emotional power of imagery, music and the expressivity of the actors’ gestures. She manages to shed a new light on the ...

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Demons

    by F.М. Dostoevsky · Adaptation and staging: Ivan Dobchev · Composer: Asen Avramov · Set and costume design: Boris Dalchev and Mihaela Dobreva · Cast: Boris Krastev, Stanislav Kertikov, Yordan Rasin, Mak Marinov, ...

  • Detective Sleuth

    by Anthony Shaffer · Director: Nadejda Asenova · Stage design and costumes: Kancho Kasabov · Music: Dobrin Vekilov - Doni · Cast: Ivan Radoev, Dobrin Vekilov - Doni

    Detective is a criminal story. A game for two men who want to measure their strength, their characters, their ego. A competition, which at times crosses all borders and becomes a game of life and death. In the spirit of a good criminal, no action is final and no one can guess the next player's move.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Dialogues with Mother

    by Geordie Galseran · Director: Ventsislav Kulev · Cast: Meglena Karambolova and Georgi Kurkelanov

  • Different from everyone

    by Alexey Slapovsky · Translated by: Vasilka Bumbarova · Director: Ivan Savov · Set design and costumes: Juliana Voykova-Naiman · Cast: Stelian Nikolov, Delyana Hadzhiankova, Ludmila Stoin, Antoaneta Stancheva

  • Dinner for Fools Le diner de cons

    by Francis Veber · Director: Irji Mentzel · Cast: Hristo Garbov, Ivan Barnev, Vesselin Rankov, Ana Valchanova, Kalin Sarmenov, Janet Iovcheva

    Once a week, a group of friends hold a dinner party to which they each invite a complete idiot. The winner is the one who manages to invite the most idiotic of idiots.

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical Theatre  
  • Dividing couples into homes

    Director: prof. Zdravko Mitkov · Set and costume design: Petyr Mitev · Translation: Snezhina Rusinova-Zdravkova · C: Iska Donova, Mihail Bilalov, Nikolay Lukanov

    The Youth Theater launches the season with this modern French comedy (with a nomination for the Moliere Award), whose title copies Erik's job description (Mikhail Bialov).

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Eastern Wine

    by Konstantin Iliev · Play: Vesela Vasileva · C: Svezhen Mladenov, Yordan Rysin

  • Emigrant Paradise

    by Dimityr Dinev · Translation: Gergana Fyrkova · Director: Katya Petrova · Set and costume design: Petya Karadzhova and Boris Dalchev · Composer: Hristo Yotsov · Choreographer: Anna Pampulova · C: Irina ...

    Dimitar Dinev (born in Plovdiv but living in Austria) writes about the cynical party of a gasturbite company after the death of one of them in construction, and on the stage we see how the pain gathers, turning to laughter.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Erofeev

    Translation: Ivan Totmanov, Boris Misirkov, Zhela Georgieva · Director: Laura Mutisheva · Scenography, costumes: Ada Paunova · Music: Martin Karov · Cast: Atanas Matiyski, Bogdan Bukhalov, Miglena Vezirova - Bohemi, Vasil ...

    Erofeev's character travels to God, but he is only devastated, destroyed, and ultimately passed through in death. This is not the story of a life-long alcoholic disappointment, but a story of a man who, through "holy hiccups", travels to the end.

    Practice Theatre of NATFIZ  
  • Every year at the same time

    Author: Bernard Slade · Director: Georgi Mihalkov · Translation: Prof. Andrei Avramov · Costume design: Petar Mitev · Stage design: Antonia Popova · Cast: Lilia Maravilya, Hristo Shopov

    A play that paints a story with the palette of all human emotions and states. A sensual and fun dialogue about the inevitable wanderings between comfortable self-deception and sobering truths.

    City Mark Art Center  
  • Family Council

    by Cristina Clemente · Director: Atanas Atanasov · C: Georgi Spasov, Anastasia Ingilizova, Nikola Stoyanov, Hristina Dzhurova, Vasil Duev

    Christina Clementte's play, directed by Atanas Atanassov, enters the home of a democratic family where even a president is elected while one of his members starts a revolution.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Fireflies

    by Andrey Filipov · Director: Katya Petrova · C: Anna Gostanyan, Velislava Marinkova, Angel Kalev, Lyubomir Zhelev

  • For Free

  • For You

    by Yana Borissova · Director: Petar Kaukov · Cast: Hristo Mutafchiev, Stanimir Gumov

    In the plays written by Yana Borisova, one of the most successful contemporary Bulgarian playwrights, the act of sharing is the driving force to every event, and sometimes it is even the most important thing. Same is the case with “For You.”

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • Fredy's Last Secret

    Author: Irina Gigova · Directed by Sunny Suninski · Stage design and costumes: Neviena Kavaldzhieva · Assistant stage designer: Lydia Babunova · Choreography: Mila Iskrenova · Music environment and original music: ...

  • Gabarko

    Director: Dr. Michaela Tyuleva · Music: VA Mozart · Cast: Sofia Treiman, Vasilena Koleva, Ventseslav Dimitrov, Alexander Yordanov, Sonia Georgieva, Ralitsa Petrova, Yoana Sedlarska, Iva Kirova, Ivan Traikov

    Little Gabarko wants to become a real man - with his hands and feet. Dr. Ga has this dream come true, and Gabarko travels the world to find friends. But is it so easy to handle the challenges of the big world?

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Grandma's Homemade Bread Бабината питка

    By Vassil Mirchovski Director: Georgi Georgiev Cast: M. Jikich, M. Chapanova, Z. Ilcheva, I. Radulova, D. Tzochev, special appearance by pop-singer Mimi Ivanova

    During series of adventures children meet Mecana, Sharo and Petljo, Dobrinka and Glezancho and they will draw some very important lessons at the end.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Grasshoppers

    by St. Kostov · Director: Bogdan Petkanin · Cast: Hristo Garbov, Hristina Apostolova, Desislava Bakardjieva, Nencho Ilchev, Lubomir Neikov, Albena Pavlova, Stoyanka Mutafova, Margarita Hlebarova, Vasil Draganov, Avgust Popov, Petar ...

  • Hallo, hallo

    by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft · Translation: Zlatna Kostova · Director: Ivaylo Dobrev · Stage design and costumes: Nevena Beleva · With: Svejen Mladenov, Miroslava Varbanova, Ivet Radulova, Lilyana Shomova, Svejen ...

  • Hang In There

    Choreographer: Tsveta Doicheva · Costumes: Teodora Vukodinova, Tsveta Doicheva · Musical environment: Angel Simitchiev · Photographer: Yana Lozeva · Cast: Adelina Zhelyazkova, Isabel Mitkova, Tsveta Doicheva, Yanitsa ...

    It is increasingly suggested that the topics of discrimination, violence and gender stereotyping have been overexploited, that it is now time to speak and think in new categories.

    Derida Stage  
  • Hangmen Hangmen

    by Martin McDonagh · Director: Stoyan Radev · Set design: Venelin Shurelov · Costume design: Elitsa Georgieva · Composer and performing the music live: Damyan Mihaylov · Cast: Iliya Videlinov, Nikolay Antonov, ...

    Hangmen (2015) is Martin McDonagh’s long expected comeback to theatre stage after a series of successes in cinema. It reaffirms his place among the leading authors of new British drama and won him the Lawrence Olivier Award.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • Hansel and Gretel Hansel und Gretel

    by Brothers Grimm · Ako Theatre · An authors spectacle by Simona Ivanova, Iro Petkov

  • 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  
  • Hating Machine

    Choreography and idea: Marion Dyrova · Music: Aleksander Evtimov-Shamancheto · C: Martina Apostolova, Mihail Stoyanov, Boris Georgiev, Vasil Zelyamov · Photo: Mina Stoyanova · Poster: Bozhana Boncheva

  • Hen

    based on A. P. Chekhov and N. Kolyada · Director: Ana Bateva · Music: Stefan Zdraveski · C: Vasilena Vinchenco, Vasil Duev

  • How is it

    based on Samuel Beckett · A play by Elena Dimitrova and Vasil Ryahov · Set and costumes designs: Ralitsa Toneva · Music: Lyubomir Brashnenkov · Photos: Ivan Chankov

  • Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer

    Mark Twain · Stage design: Dimitar Elenov and Stefan Stoyanov · Stage design: Dimitar Elenov · Stage design and costumes: Petya Stoykova · Choreography: Silvia Martinova · Music: Martin Karov · C: Albena ...

  • I Love, You Love, She Loves

    based on the movie C'eravamo tanto amati by Ettore Scola, Agenore Incrocci and Furio Scarpelli · Director: Tedi Moskov · Set design: Petya Stoykova · Music: Antoni Donchev · Costumes design: Petya Stoykova · ...

  • I'm at the theatre!

    a play by Nikola Stoyanov · Director: Nikola Stoyanov · Choreographer: Anna kabakova · Set design: Teodor Kiryakov · Composer: Miroslav Stoynov · C: Lilia Geleva, Alisa Atanasova, Stefan Dimitrov, Velizar ...

  • I, Sisyphus

    Written and directed by: Veselka Kuncheva · Set design and puppets: Marieta Golomehova · Music: Hristo Namliev · Choreography: Maria Dimitrova · Lighting design: Veselin Hristov · Performed by Stoyan Doychev

    Sisyphus is the mythological hero punished by the gods for his insightfulness and condemned to carry a rock on his back up to the top of a cliff only to have it roll back down time and time again.

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • Idiot

    by F.M. Dostoevsky · Adaptation and production: Margarita Mladenova · Composer: Asen Avramov · Set and costume design: Boris Dalchev and Mihaela Dobreva · Cast: Albena Georgieva, Byurhan Kerim, Georgi A. Bogdanov, Rumen ...

  • Iliev's Passions

    Автор: Димо Дешев · Моноспектакъл на Иван Рангелов · Режисьор: Красимир Рангелов · Сценография и костюми: Цецка Ивайлова

  • In love, betrothed, gone

    by Stefan Vögel · Play: Elena Panayotova · C: Nona Yotova and Deyan Angelov · Photos: Ivan Donchev

  • Indzhe

  • Invitation to Dinner

    by Olya Stoyanova · Director: Teya Sugareva · Cast: Ivaylo Geraskov, Plamen Manasiev, Dariya Simeonova, Anton Grigorov, Martin Gyaurov

    This is a play about the feeling of loneliness even among your family and friends. And this loneliness pushes people towards resignation that deforms and weakens us and makes us depend on lies and illusions.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • It is what it is

    Director: Nedyalko Yordanov · Music: Haygashod Agasyan · Set designer: Chaika Petrusheva · Costumes: Desislava Bankova · Cast: Emilia Radeva, Yanina Kasheva, Ivan Nalbantov, Georgeta Chakarova, Lyubomir Mladenov, ...

    One class, along with its teacher, has been traditionally meeting for years. Unexpected memories erupt, conflicts erupt.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Ivanov

    by A. P. Chekhov · Director: Stefan Mavrodiev · Play and costumes: Petya Stoykova · Composer: Tsenko Minkin · C: Malin Krystev, Ivaylo Hristov, Stanka Kalcheva, Gergana Hristova, Nikolay Lukanov, Krasimir Nedev, and others

    Ivanov is Chekhov’s first full-length drama in which one can recognize his characteristic topics and approaches to be further developed in his signature plays that make him one of the greatest playwrights of all time.

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Jean and Beatrice Jean et Beatrice

    by Carole Fréchette · Director: Boyko Iliev · C: Ivan Radoev, Elena Petrova

  • Job

    Dramaturgy text author: Vanya Borisova · Director: Vanya Borisova · Set design: Vanya Plachkova · C: Yoana Sedlarska, Elin Stoyanova, Yordan Tinkov, Ivelin Nikolov

  • Jokes of love

    by Chekov · Stage and Intermedia: Rayna Tomova · Director: Yosif Syrchadzhiev · Set design: Maria Dimanova · Composer: Martin Karov · C: Ana Vylchanova, Kiril Efremov, Ivaylo Kaloyanchev, Polin Lalova, Krasimir ...

  • Jump Up!

  • Karakondzul

    Director: Stoyan Radev · Dramaturgy: Mirela Ivanova · Scenography and costumes: Elitsa Georgieva · Cast: Valeri Yordanov

    Haytov's story of unrequited love, debt, and the struggle of a man with himself is becoming a confession, directed by Stoyan Radev and played as a one-man show by Valery Yordanov.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Labirinth

    Director, scenographer, choreographer: Hristo Botev Stanchev · Video and multimedia: Georgi Zlatarev, Yordan Rusin · Costumes: Vesela Dimitrova · Cast: Svezhen Mladenov, Mariana Zikic, Zana Rasheva, Anatoli Lazarov, Georgi ...

    60 years ago, the novel based on which the play was dramatized, was considered science fiction. It is now regarded as one of the most humane stories of modern times. With the piercing psychological power and filigree development of the theme of love and responsibility.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Lady Macbeth of the Mtsen District

    by Nikolay Leskov · Dramatization: Oleg Bogoev · Translation: Rumyana Evtimova · Director: Maxim Melamedov · Scenography and costumes: Diana Toteva, Radosveta Gabova · Music: Leonid Fyodorov · Cast: ...

    Director Maxim Melamedov says the story is about a woman ready for anything for her love. "With the spectacle we will witness you to the devastating passion of Katerina Izmailova. Filled with vivid artistic images, mysticism, poetry and symbols, he will remind you of Shakespeare.

    Practice Theatre of NATFIZ  
  • Lady Windermere's sail

    by Oscar Wilde · Director: Boyka Velkova · Scenography: Chavdar Guzelev · Music: Theodosius Spasov · Cast: Silvia Lulcheva, Stefania Kocheva, Dobrina Getsova, Pauline Lalova, Rositsa Alexandrova, Mikhail Servanbov, Simeon ...

    Wilde's laughter is cheerful and carefree, but behind this light and lightness lies a doubt that continues to excite us today - are we able to love wholeheartedly, accept the other without prejudice, surrender fully, understand and we forgive without personal gain, without excessive pride and selfishness.

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical Theatre  
  • Laugh for Goodbye

    by Paul Elliott · Translator and director: Andrey Avramov · Set design: Teodora Lazarova · Choreography: Radoslav Radev · C: Rositsa Aleksandrova, Yordanka Stefanova, Dobrina Getsova, Rada Kayryakova, Martin Hristov

    Laugh for Goodbye is a comedy about true friendship, tolerance and joy of life. The heroes overcome the sorrow of the losses through laughter, alcohol and little tears and as if they are sending us a message: experience your every day, do the things you always wanted to do, embrace life - it's up to you to make it a great adventure.

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical 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  
  • Life Is Beautiful

  • Lift the Curtain

    by Peter Kuiltar · Director: Nadia Assenova · Set and costumes: Mirella Terziyska · C: Stefka Yanorova, Antoaneta Dobreva - Netti, Plamena Getova, Luizabel Nikolova, Sabina Cohen

    Usually people think they know what they want, or at least - what they don't want.
    Sometimes, however, they get a chance to rethink their positions.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Like crumbs on a window

    by Neil Simon · Translation: Stajko Murdjev · Director: Malin Krystev · Costumes: Elitsa Georgieva · Cast: Stanka Kalcheva, Silviya Lulcheva, Raya Peeva, Svetoslav Dobrev

  • Little Red Riding Hood

  • Little Red Riding Hood Le Petit Chaperon Rouge

    by Charles Perrault · Directed by Georgi Georgiev · Scene: Vesela Saraivanova · Choreography: Tatiana Sokolenko · Music: Razvigor Popov · C: Donka Avramova-Bocheva, Svejen Mladenov, Mariana Zhikic, Robert Yanakiev, ...

  • Lonely People

    Author: Vasil Duev · Director: Vasil Duev · C: Vasilena Vincenco, Vesela Babinova, Vasil Duev, Petko Venelinov, Ivan Nikolov, Ivaylo Dragiev

  • Love letters

    by Albert Ramsdell Gurney · Director: Georgi Mihalkov · Stage design and costumes: Petar Mitev · Music: Ivan Dragolov · Cast: Yana Marinova, Svejen Mladenov

    In action style, events, ages, feelings, moods pass with amazing speed ...The tape slows down for a moment, draws a specific event, naive, sad, scary or terribly funny, and casts through the cogs of time to the next.

    City Mark Art Center  
  • Love Me!

    by Sébastien Thierry · Translation: Momchil Traykov · Director: Andrey Kaludov · Set design: Diliyana Asenova · Stage environment: Studio Tangri · C: Dimityr Banenkin, Albena Pavlova, Stoyan Doychev, Milena ...

  • Love, love, love

    by Mike Bartlett · Director: Krasimir Spasov · Scenography: Krasimir Valkanov · Costumes: Maria Dimanova · Music: Sasho Mladenov · Translation: Haralampi Anichkin · Cast: Simeon Damyanov, Asen Kobilarov, ...

    Krasimir Spasov puts Mike Bartlett's satire to tell the story of a married couple from the 60's, and shows how the "flower generation" casts a shadow over the next.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Low dynamite

    Director: Boyan Kracholov · Scenography: Konstantin Dimitrov · With: Nadia Keranova, Veselin Petrov, Dimitar Nikolov

    Has it happened to you one night while watching a movie or finishing your dinner, that a small event from the past suddenly comes back to your memory?

    Derida Stage  
  • 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.

    National Palace of Culture  
  • Marquis de Sade

    by Doug Wright · Play: Ivan Urumov · Set and costumes design: Nina Pashova · Music: Dobrin Vekilov-Doni · C: Georgi Kyrkelanov, Tigran Torosyan, Antoaneta Dobreva-Neti, Yavor Baharov, Georgi Kadurin, Luizabel Nikolova, ...

  • Marriage

    By Gogol · Directed by Elena Panayotova · Stage design and costumes: Nikolina Kostova-Bogdanova · Composer: Hristo Namliev · Choreographer: Rosen Mihaylov · Cast: Lora Mutisheva, Mihail Milchev, Nevena Kaludova, ...

  • Mary Poppins

    by Pamela Travers · Director: Anastasia Sybeva · Set design and costumes: Andrea Paunova - Ada · Choreography: Vera Molova · C: Mila Bancheva, Juliyan Rachkov, Radina Borshosh, Ivelin Nikolov, Yordanka Lyubenova, Iliya ...

  • Maugli

    By Rudyard Kipling · Adaptation: Petar Kovachev and Prof.Bonyo Lungov · Director and music: Prof.Bonyo Lungov · Cast: Marieta Petrova, Elena Rusalieva, Alexandar Karamanov, Zdravko Dimitrov, Stanimir Gamov, Nella Hadzhieva, ...

    Maugli - the little child inside each of us. Weak, naked, trusting, lacking the feal and malice of civilization. Maugli leads a candid dialogue with the wild, learns the laws of the jungle, and, before he knows it, he finds himself in the middle of ...

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • 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

  • Men choke

    by Emil Bonev · Director: Emil Bonev · Set design and costumes: Violeta Radkova · Live music performed by: Svetla Petkova · Nikolay Urumov solo spectacle

    A honey-mouthed man entices us with his story in the Bulgarian Revival in an unforgettable way. With love and a unique sense of humor, he will walk us among ordinary Bulgarians of those times - such as he saw them on the streets, pubs and homes.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Men prefer to lie

    by Eric Asus · Vladimir Petkov · Set design: Janeta Ivanova · Cast: Joana Bukovska-Davidova, Georgi Rujichka, Yana Bobeva, Anatoli Stavrev, Galina Ivanova, Volen Mitev, Mariya Panayotova

  • Menagerie Made of Glass

    by Tennessee Williams · Directors: Jordan Slavejkov and Dimitar Kasabov · C: Dimitar Nikolov, Kamen Pacherazki, Albena Georgieva, Katalin Stareishinska and Petar Dochev · Photos: Miroslav Veselinov

    When life has stopped and nothing new comes, it's time to look back.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • Mercury

    Monospectacle of Dimitar Jivkov · Director: Dimitar Stefanov

  • Miscarriage of justice

    by John Mortimer · Director: Valentin Ganev · C: Plamen Peev, Theodore Elmazov

  • Miss Julie Fröken Julie

    By August Strindberg

    Miss Julie (Swedish: Fröken Julie) is a naturalistic play written in 1888 by August Strindberg. It is set on Midsummer's Eve on the estate of a Count in Sweden.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Mom, kite loves me

    Musical by P. Todorov · Libretto: Iglika Peeva · Conductor: Levon Manukyan · Production: Prof. Dr. Alexander Iliev · Cast: Koceto-Kalki, Petya Buyuklieva, Todor Madolev/Evgeni Stefanov; Zhenya Alexandrova/Tsvetana ...

    Song, dance, word, rituals and battles are the fire and magic of the musical. The poetry in the text of Iglika Peeva after the magical mythological drama The Dragon Wedding by P.Todorov follows the melodiousness of the most beautiful samples of Bulgarian folk music, processed by maestro Levon Manukyan.

  • Mousetrap Мишеловката

    Director: Boyan Kracholov · Scenography and costumes: Irena Doycheva · Translation: Alexander Shurbanov · Cast: Bozhidar Yordanov, Vladimir Mateev, Galya Kostadinova, Ivan Nikolov, Yordan Rusin, Simona Zdravkova

    "Our Hamlet is a boy, painfully sensitive, like a naked tooth, thrown out there somewhere in maddening Denmark, where his father's spirit wanders and seeks revenge, where thunders and cheers rise as his uncle tries to drown his sin in feasts, where his mother tosses her mourning clothes to the bed of her new husband, the same Denmark whom they rot and to death, and in which everything seems to be buried.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • Much Ado About Nothing Much Ado About Nothing

    By WIlliam Shakespeare · translated by Valeri Petrov · Director: Krassimir Spasov · Set design and costumes: Radina Bliznakova · Choreography: Tatiana Sokolova · Music: Stefan Valdobrev · Cast : Ivan ...

    Much Ado About Nothing is one of the most successful and performed productions of the Bulgarian Army Theatre for the last 20 years. The premiere took place in 2007 under the direction of Krasimir Spasov, winner of the IKAR Award for lifetime achievement. So far the production has been seen by more than 250 000 viewers and several generations of actors have taken parts in it.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Mummers

    Dance performance by Stefania Georgieva · Music: Prof. Dr. Dimitrina Kaufman & Maria Kaufman · Playwright: Elena Alexieva · With: Dimitria Milusheva, Dorina Puncheva, Ivana Boboycheva, Kalina Georgieva, Plamena Pencheva, ...

    "Koker customs are forbidden space for women," choreographer Stefania Georgieva (one of the founders of ATOM Theater) said as a motive to stage her dance performance at the Shumen Theater with only a female cast.

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • My Dear Lady

    by Israel Horovitz · Translation: Haralampi Anichkin · Director: Stilian Petrov · Set design: Venelin Shurelov · Costumes design: Elitsa Georgieva · Music: Mihail Shishkov · C: Emanuela Shkodreva, Maria ...

  • 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, ...

  • New Bible

    by Yordan Radichkov · Director: Ivan Dobchev · Music: Asen Avramov · Set design idea: Ivan Dobchev and Stanislav Pamukchiev · Performers: Mihaela Dobreva, Boris Dalchev, Anton Tsanev · Plastics: Marion Dyrova ...

    New Bible is the second performance of the Sfumato Theatre Laboratory’s Noah’s Ark Programme dedicated to the works of Yordan Radichkov. Each of the productions is marked by the distinguished style of its director. They are united by the question of the dynamics between the local and the global and ask how to be open to the Other without losing your own identity.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • Nice lady in bad company

    by Andre Rusen · Translation: Svetlana Pancheva · Stage version and production: Yuri Dachev · Composer: Asen Avramov · Cast: Emanuela Shkodreva, Krusty Lafazanov, Vasil Draganov and Pavel Ivanov

    The nice lady is called Nina - bold, charming, irresistible, unstoppable in her desire to live her life the way she wants.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Nice to meet you, Iva!

    by Iva Todorova · Set design: Elitsa Georgieva, Momchil Aleksiev · Costume design: Elitsa Georgieva · C: Iva Todorova

    When you are home alone you can engage in some pleasant pursuits. Dance in front of the mirror, stare at the sky through the window. You can indulge in a nice memory, daydream or ponder over various topics… Like Iva who asks: how many personalities live in a person? Do we do what we love? Do we love what we do? And also: what is the connection between the population of vultures and the everyday life of an advertising director? And between a love monologue and a burnt bulb?

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • 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  
  • Nordost - a tale of destruction Nordost

    by Torsten Buchsteiner · Director: Vasilena Radeva · C: Koina Ruseva, Angelina Slavova, Iskra Donova

    Nordost - a tale of destruction reconstructs the 57 hours, that shocked the world - terrorist acts in Dubrovka Theatre, Moscow in October 2002.

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Nose

    by Gogol · Director: Veselka Kuncheva · Set and costume disgn: Marieta Golomehova · Music: Hristo Namliev · C: Georgi Spasov, Polina Hristova · Photos: Ivan Donchev

  • Not in Vain Efforts For Love

    by William Shakespeare · Director: Tsveta Lazarova · Cast: Alexandra Bozhilova, Alexandra Chaeva, Alexandra Vladimirova, Alex Stoyanov, Boyana Alexandrova, Velina Gabrovska, Vanessa Filipova, Gabriela Pavlova, Georgi Georgiev, Daniel ...

  • 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, ...

  • One Crazy Day

    by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais · Director: Mihail Petrov · C: Vasil Draganov, Vladislava Nikolova, Vyara Tabakova, Gergana Zmiycharova, Julia Bocheva, Dimityr Zhivkov, Eva Danailova, Pavel Ivanov, Paraskeva Dzhukelova, Plamen ...

  • One Little Radio

    by Maia Novoselska, Tedi Moskov, Borislav Stoilov · Directed by: Tedi Moskov · Maia Novoselska's monospectacle 

  • One Night with You

    After the play What the Night is for by Michael Weller · Stage version: Krasimir Spasov · Set Design and Costumes: Krasimir Vulkanov · Cast: Stefka Yanorova, Georgi Kadurin

    A peculiar love story between ordinary man and woman, Adam and Lindy. A story that tells of the impossible getting together and the impossible love.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Open Marriage

  • Otherwise

    by Florian Zeller · Translation: Snezhina Rusinova-Zdravkova · Director: Vladimir Petkov · Set design: Chayka Petrusheva · Composer: Mihail Shishkov · Choreography: Mila Iskrenova · C: Georgi Kadurin, ...

  • Overcoat

  • Papas In Motion

    by Ronald Rudol · Director: Atanas Atanasov · Translation: Vladko Muradov · Set ad costume design: Teodora Lazarova · Choreography: Zhivko Zhelyazkov · C: Aneta Ivanova, Bistra Okereke, Boryana Manoilova, Boyan ...

  • Perfectly Pink

    Idea: Iva Sveshtarova · Dramaturgical consultant: Elena Boto (Germany/Portugal) · Music: Emiliyan Gatsov-Elbi · Set design: Ralitsa Toneva · C: Violeta Vitanova, Iva Sveshtarova

    What do you imagine when you hear "perfectly pink"?

  • 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 ...

  • Platonov

    by Anton. P. Chekhov · Play: Kris Sharkov · Stage design: Ada Paunova · Cast: Alexandra Majdava, Anna Yaneva, Atanas Petkov, Bogdan Buhalov, Vassil Iliev, Vladelina Katsarska, Georgi Karaivanov, Dimitar Sulev, Eli Koleva, Iliana ...

  • Play for babies

    Author and director: Elza Laleva · Cast: Galina Savova, Ventsislava Asenova, Tzvetoslava Simeonova

    The interactive performance Play for Babies is aimed at children aged 2-3 and their parents.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • Pleasantlyscary Приятнострашно

    by Yana Borisova · Directed by: Galin Stoev · Cast: Radena Valkanova, Stefan Valdobrev, Vejen Velchovski, Snejina Petrova, Vladimir Penev

    Pleasantscary is a public talk about intimacy and its manifestation in a world which excludes touches.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Pretty Fish

    by Louis Jenkins, Mark Rylanes · Translation: Zlatna Kostova · Director: Ivaylo Hristov · Playwright: Svetlana Pancheva · Scenography: Mira Kalanova · Costumes: Marina Yaneva · Music: Kiril Donchev · ...

    "It's a compact, unpretentious play. But Jenkins' poetry - that laconic voice, provocative thoughts and unexpected insights - is hanging in the air at the end of the show," Variety said when Nice Fish premiered at Off. Broadway in 2016.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Primadonnas Leading Ladies

    by Ken Ludwig · Director: Bogdan Petkanin · Costumes: Martina Variiska · Cast: Aleksandar Kadiev, Antoaneta Krastnikova, Asen Lozanov, Valeri Elichov, Iva Papazova, Nikola Parashkevov, Nikolaj Stoimenov, Rozaliya Abgariyan

    Leading Ladies is a comedy play by Ken Ludwig. It involves two Shakespearean actors who find themselves in the Amish country of York, Pennsylvania, mounting Shakespeare plays.

  • Probation

    by Nikolay Gunderov · Play: Teya Sugareva · C: Malin Krystev, Georgi Spasov, Hristo Ushev, Stoyan Mladenov · Photos: Pavel Chervenkov

  • Puss Charles

    based on Puss in Boots · Director: Kalina Angelova · Music: Jul Levy · C: Stanimira Vasileva, Denko Prodanov, Elitsa Jeleva, Ventsislav Dinov, Maria Koroveshova, Rumen Grigorov, Denitsa Shopova, Nikolai Borisov, Serdikiy Popov, ...

    Entertaining musical in two acts based on motifs from the immortal tale by Charles Perrault, Puss in Boots.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • Puss in Boots

  • Quartet for Two

    by Anatoliy Krim · Director: Vladimir Petkov · Stage designer: Petar Mitev · Cast: Tatiana Zahova, Robert Yanakiev, Donka Avramova-Bocheva and Boyan Mladenov

  • Rabbit hole

    Dir.: Ivaylo Hristov · Cast: Kristina Yaneva, Elena Telbis, Valery Yordanov, Meglena Karalambova, Asen Mutafchiev · Photo credits: Simon Varsano

    Rabbit Hole is the big hit of the contemporary American theater.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Red

  • Romeo and Juliet

    By William Shakespeare

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Conductor: Nikya Bareza (Croatia) · Choreographer: Boryana Sechanova · Stage designer: Ivan Tokadzhiev · Costumes: Nikolina Kostova-Bogdanova · Cast: Victoria Petrova, Philippe Milanov, Daniela Ivanova, Konstantina ...

  • Romeo and Juliet

    by William Shakespeare · Director: Anastasia Sabeva · Scenography and costumes: Ada Paunova · Choreography: Alexander Manjukov · Music: Dobromir Kisyov · Cast: Yavor Valkanov, Kremena Deyanova, Nikolay Lukanov, ...

    Shakespeare wrote his tragic evergreen in 1597, Valery Petrov made his best translation into Bulgarian in 1981, and young actors Yavor Valkanov and Kremena Deyanova are now picking up a new read on the stage of the Youth Theater.

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Romulus the Great

    by Friedrich Dürrenmatt · Director: Bina Haralampieva · Set Design: Chavdar Gyuzelev · Music: Asen Avramov · C: Gerasim Georgiev-Gero, Vasilena Atanasova, Vesela Babinova, Petyr Kalchev, Boyko Krystanov, Vladimir ...

  • Romy's Pool

    by Stefan Vögel · Play: Atanas Atanasov · Set and costumes design: Nina Pashova · Music: Doni - Dobrin Vekilov · C: Mimoza Bazova, Veselin Anchev, Anastasia Ingilizova, Asen Kobilarov, Evelin Kostova

  • 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  
  • Roundabout

    Staging: Prof. Zheny Pashova · Directed by: Dr. Michaela Tyuleva · With: Mariana Petrova, Balena Lanzheva, Iva Kirova, Jordan Tinkov, Daniel Dobrev, Ivelin Nikolov, Pavel Gromkov, Ralitsa Petrova, Sonia Todorova, Elin Stoyanov, ...

  • Sadness swallower

    by Dafina Georgieva · Play: Katya Petrova · C: Maya Novoselska

  • Same Time Next Year

    by Bernard Slade · Dirctor: Georgi Mihalkov · Cast: Liliya Maravilya, Hristo Shopov

    Two total srangers meet in a shabby Mexican restaurant at the end of the world. Both are happily married and have kids. They meet and to the utmost suprise of both of them they end up in bed together. Almost a banal start of the story...

    City Mark Art Center  
  • Scenes from a Marriage

    by Ingmar Bergman · Traslation: Vasa Gancheva · Director: Kris Sharkov · Stage design: Nikola Toromanov · Music: Asen Avramov · Costumes: Elis Veli · With: Vesela Babinova, Hristo Padev, Anastasia Lyutova, ...

    As Georgi Markov once wrote, Bergman's 1973 film is "a careful study of a married life and of the process of breaking up a family relationship." The story includes lawyer Marianne and scientist Johan, who at first appear to be such an exemplary family that a reporter is on the lookout for the formula of happy love.

    Zad Kanala Small City Theatre  
  • Scissor Happy Scissor Happy

    by Bruce Jordan and Marilyn Abrahams · Director: Ivailo Hristov · Cast: Gergana Dandanova, Nencho Ilchev, Stefania Koleva, Ivan Radoev, Veselin Rankov, Georgi Kyrkelanov, Aleksandyr Doinov

    There's a murder in a hairdressing salon, and everyone in there is a suspect. The audience is asked to help solve the crime! This is by no means the usual crminal-comedy that you might expect although it starts like one but develops fast in a ...

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Sex for dummies

    by Michele Riml · Scene: Nevena Beleva · Plastic: Anna Pampulova · Artist: Yavor Kalachev · Directed by: Dimitar Bakalov · Cast: Albena Koleva, Dimitar Bakalov

    After twenty-five years of marriage, the emergence of love handles and receding hairlines, Alice and Henry have hit a physical plateau. With a Sex for Dummies guidebook in hand Alice convinces Henry into a weekend of alone time in the hopes of seducing him and unearthing her inner vixen.

  • Sex for dummies 2

    by Michele Riml · Scene: Nevena Beleva · Plastic: Anna Pampulova · Artist: Yavor Kalachev · Directed by: Dimitar Bakalov · Cast: Albena Koleva, Ana Papadopulu, Dimitar Bakalov

    The funny couple of Michele Riml's play Sex for dummies is back. And this time Henry and Alice are camping ... or at least trying.

  • Sex, drugs and hip-hop

    Based on Eric Bogosyan · Director: Stanislav Doynov · Cast: Stanislav Doynov, Traian Kostov and Alexander Hristov

    8 monologues of eight different characters from our surroundings. 8 true stories, 8 human destinies and 8 human catharsis. Performed by the same actor, between the two monologues, the two musicians, who are slightly like the spirits of the performance, perform 8 live tracks.
    · Festival of Bulgarian Dramaturgy
    New Theatre  
  • Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll

    by Eric Bogosian · Director: Nikolai Lambrev · Cast: Ivailo Hristov, Kotzeto-Kalki, Doni

  • Shrek

    based on the Dreamworks animation and William Steig's book· Libretto: David Lindsey-Aber · Music: Janine Theory · Director: West Hyler · Conductor: Igor Bogdanov · Cast: Konstantin Ikonomov, Atanas Yonkov, Vesela ...

    On his seventh birthday, two parents - monsters - banish their son Shrek out of the house. They warn him that because of his appearance, he will be shunned from the world and an angry mob will be the last thing he sees before he dies.

    National Opera and Ballet  
  • Shveik

    Authir: Yuriy Danchev · Dir.: Bina Haralampieva · Cast: Gerasim Georgiev-Gero, Valentin Tanev · Photo credits: Simon Varsano

    The team Bina Haralampieva, Yuriy Danchev and screenographer Petya Stoykova have made a name for themselves and we know that they will offer something meaningful to the audience.Their recent premiere performance is Shveyk based on the novel by Yaroslav Haschek.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Sinbad and the Treasure of the Seven Kingdoms

    Dramaturgy: Hristo Stanchev · Director: Hristo Botev · Cast: Donka Avramova-Bocheva, Boyan Mladenov, Georgi Zlatarev, Kostadinka Arantykova, Svejen Mladenov, Mariana Jikic, Liliana Shomova

  • Smile!

    Smile! is a visual, sensory and explorative performance designed for children between 0 and 3 years, in which the theatrical means of expression  create an art environment, which provokes the curiosity and the senses of the child - hearing and sight, and helps them build their motor culture.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • Snow White Schneewittchen

    by the Grimm Brothers ·  together with MM Theatre · an authors spectacle by Maia Dimitrova and Mitko Dimitrov

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

  • Soap fantasies

    Director: Mihaela Tyuleva · Set design: Aleksander Garelov · Composer: Georgi Georgiev · One-man show by Kole Kitanov

  • Special occasions

    by Bernard Slade · Director: Petyr Kaukov · Set and costumes design: Elitsa Georgieva · Composer: Milen Kukosharov · C: Koyna Ruseva, Dimityr Banenkin

    Special occasions is a play for Amy and Michael, who celebrate their wedding anniversary while specifying the details of their divorce. Sad?

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Strip Poker

    by Jean-Pierre Martinez · Director: Nadia Asenova · Scenograpgy: Petya Stoykova · Music: Dobrin Vekilov - Doni · Translation: Nadia Asenova

  • Stupid enthusiasts

    by Tedy Moskov and Simon Schwarz · Director:  Tedi Moskov · Assistant Director: Atanas K. Atanasov · Costumes: Boryana Semerdzhieva · Music: Antoni Donchev · C: Hristo Gyrbov, Robert Yanakiev, Simeon Gylybov, ...

  • Sweet Death

    by Mate Matich · Play: Dimityr Iliev · Set and costumes design: Elis Velly · Music: Radoslav Shuranov, Stefan Filipov · C: Rumen Draganov, Petyr Petrov

  • Synthetics

    Concept and choreography: Zhivko Zhelyazkov · Sound environment and identity: Ivan Shopov · Costumes: Snezhana Papazova · Cast: Elitsa Popova, Michaela Zaimova, Radina Harizanova

    The graduates of Dance Port Derida enter the sound environment of Ivan Shopov under the choreography of Zhivko Zhelyazkov to give life to a plastic man with his dance.

    Derida Stage  

    tango dance performance · Idea and concept: Ivaylo Alexandrov · Choreography: Ivaylo Alexandrov, Gabriela Pancheva

    Built entirely on the aesthetics of Argentine tango and digital vision, the spectacle explores the delicate connection between the classic elegance of Tango de Salon and the creative spectacle of Tango Nuevo.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • Tartuffe

    by Jean Baptiste Moliere · Play: Krasimir Spasov · Scenography and costumes: Nina Pashova · Music: Andrey Drenikov · C: Veselin Rankov, Meglena Karalambova, Gergana Dandanova, Tigran Torosyan, Desislava Kasabova, Deyan ...

    The fake morality, Tartuff's seeming holiness, courtesy, and selflessness are a mask behind which lies the perfidy. The packaging, which flashes with impeccable appearance and refinement, is attractive.

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • Taste of Honey

    by Shelagh Delaney · Play: Krasimir Spasov · Set design: Krasimir Vylkanov · Costumes: Maria Dimitrova · Music: Sasho Mladenov · C: Stefka Yanorova, Gergana Pletnyova, Stoyko Peev, Vladislav Violinov, Vladimir ...

  • 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 Adventures of Baron Munchausen Baron Münchhausen

    by Rudolf Erich Raspe · Dramatisation and directed by: Slavcho Malenov · Scene: Silva Bychvarova, Vasil Rokomanov · Music: Vladimir Djambazov · Сast: Rossica Spasova, Georgi Spasov

    By telling his wonderful fantasies Baron Munchausen seems unable to accept the real wrold but his stories help one little girl named Rossi to solve an important problem that tortures her soul.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • The Air Princess

    by George Mccdonald · Director: Lyubomira Kostova · Dramaturg: Venelina Petrova · Set and costumes design: Mila Dikalova · C: Vittoria Nikolova, Yordan Rysin, Mariana Zhikich, Georgi Zlatarev, Zhana Rasheva

  • The Atrocious Blue

  • The Aventures of I. K.

    author: Ivanka Kurvoazie · Playwright: Stefan Ivanov · Cast: Vasilena Vincenzo, Vasil Duev, Vesela Babinova, Bilyana Georgieva, Lili Gelev

    Ivanka Kurvoazier is a twentieth-century provincial magician. Five villages are arguing for the honor of being her birthplace.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • The Bat

    by Johann Strauss-son · Director: Mariana Arsenova · Conductor: Yuli Damyanov · Scenography: Ivan Savov · Cast: soloists, choir, ballet and orchestra at the Musical Theater

    Johann Strauss-son's most famous dance operette again takes to the stage to tell the twists and turns of a married couple with waltz music to regiment and quadrille. The new version is "made with fun, with ease and subtlety", says director Mariana Arsenova.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • The Bet

    by David Lindsay-Aber · Director: Stefan Spasov · Translation: Matthew Todorov · Scenography and costumes: Nina Pashova · Music: Toodosii Spasov · Cast: Maria Stefanova, Vyara Tabakova, Plamen Dimov, Nencho Kostov, ...

    The Bet tells with a lot of warmth and humor the story of a difficult cohabitation and the even more difficult approach of two elderly ladies, forced to share a common room.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • The Bird says COO

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

  • The Blue Beard - Marriage Without a Tale

    Director: Vasilena Radeva · Artist: Teodora Lazarova · Author's music and performance: Ervin Tul · Cast: Elena Dimitrova, Ivelina Koleva, Mila Lutskanova, Bogdan Kotareva, Vladimir Bochev

  • The Boatman

    by Jazz Butterworth · Director: Sava Dragunchev · Scenography and costumes: Alice Vely, Vanina Tsandeva · Choreography: Valeria Koleva · Cast: Jordan Angelov, Tsvetan Apostolov, Boryana Babanova, Radina Borshosh, Philip ...

    The Boatman is the shadow of the past and the power of silent love, otherness, the illusory world, the bloody life and eternally certain death.

    Practice Theatre of NATFIZ  
  • The Brothers Karamazov

    by Dostoevsky · Director: Deyan Proykovski · Dramaturgist: Deyan Prykovski · Writer: Valentin Svetozarev · C: Aleksandra Vasileva, Ana Papadopulu, Valeri Yordanov, Velislav Pavlov, Vladimir Penev, Deyan Donkov, Dimityr ...

  • 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 Cat Band

    Music: Stefan Dimitrov · Libretto: Gergana Sotirova · Director: Biserka Kolevska · Set design: Zlatka Vacheva · Choreography: Zhasmina Stoyanova · C: Bon-Bon

  • The Cicadas

    by Miroslav Hristov · Directed by: Alexandra Petrova · Stage design: Boyana Bachvarova · Cast: Nadia Keranova, Georgi Goczin

    The play The Cicadas by Miroslav Hristov is among the three dramaturgical texts selected at the New Bulgarian Drama Festival 2017 in Shumen. In the spring of 2018 it was also selected by the platform for new drama ProText and the European network Eurodram 2018.

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • The Confession of Don Juan

    by Anatoliy Krim · Stage and musical picture: Ivaylo Hristov · Stage design: Vladimir Shishkov · Costume design: Nina Pashova · C: Vasil Mihailov, Tigran Torosian, Leonid Yovchev, Gergana Dandanova

  • The Czardas Queen

    Guest Director: Adrian Holander · Guest conductor: Lyubka Biagioni · Director: Mariana Arsenova · Conductors: Yulia Damyanov, Dimitar Kossev · Stage design and costumes: Ivan Savov · Choreography: Marian Stefanov ...

  • The Dinner

    by Hermann Koch · Director: Plamen Markov · Scenography and costumes: Mira Kalanova · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Daria Simeonova, Ivaylo Geraskov, Lilia Maravilya, Mikhail Milchev, Plamen Manasiev, Bistra Ijoma Okereke, ...

    We do not serve this title for the first time: after Dutch writer Herman Koch's novel came out and won a bunch of awards in 2009, his controversial film adaptation with Richard Gere, Rebecca Hall and Steve Coogan (directed by Oren Muverman) arrived here at the CineLibri festival in 2017.

    Sofia Theatre  
  • The Drunken Ones

    by Ivan Vyrypaev · Director: Yavor Gyrdev · Set design: Nikola Toromanov · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Costume design: Svila Velichkova · Choreography: Violeta Vitanova, Stanislav Genadiev · Cast: Svetlana ...

    All of the characters in the play by Ivan Vyrypaev, one of the intriguing contemporary Russian playwrights, are drunk. Drunkenness is here a concept, a metaphor and a condition in which everyone reaches a paradoxical spiritual revelation.

    Zad Kanala Small City Theatre  
  • The Elephant’s Child The Elephant’s Child

    By Todor Valov · Based on the story by Rudyard Kipling · Director: Todor Valov · Cast: Maya Bezhanska, Galina Savova, Elena Rusalieva, Marieta Petrova, Atanas Bonchev-Nakata/Kamen Asenov, Georgi Stoyanov

  • The Fire

  • The Fisherman and His Soul The Fisherman and His Soul

    by Oscar Wilde · Director: Marius Kurkinski · Cast: Vladimir Karamazov, Radena Valkanova, Ana Papadopulu, Velislav Pavlov

    A fisherman accidently captures and falls in love with a mermaid but must make a sacrifice to be with her. A fairytale, reminiscent of The Little Mermaid, parodying usual divisions between body and soul.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • The Frog Prince

    by Brothers Grimm · Director: Todor Vulov · Cast: Mimi Yordanova, Ivet lazarova-Torosyan, Stefan Dimitrov

  • 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 Government Inspector Ревизор

    by Nikolai Gogol · Directed by Boiko Bogdanov · Cast: Sava Piperov, Maria Sapundjieva, Nevena Kaludova, Mihail Milchev, Nikolai Antonov, Rosen Belov, Hristo Terziev, Plamen Sirakov, Kalin Vrachanski, Nikolai Varbanov, Milen Nikolov, ...

    In a small town where the mayor is not very well performing his duties, spreads a rumor that a government inspector is coming for the capital city that will be undercover. Rumor says he is already in town and logically everybody decides that the ...

    Sofia Theatre  
  • 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 Gypsy Baron Der Zigeunerbaron

    Director: Julia Marinova · Music director and conductor: Igor Bogdanov · Conductor: Dorian Molhov

    This is the first major title by which it is worked after the foundation of the theater in 1948, and now realized for the seventh time.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • The Holiday

    Director: Yavor Gyrdev · Set design and costumes: Svila Velichkova and Elitsa Rangelova · Music: Kalin Nikolov · C: Boyko Krystanov, Mak Marinov, Katalin Stareyshinski, Vesela Babinova, Ivan Byrnev, Anastasia Lyutova, Hristo ...

  • The House of Anger

    By F.G.Lorka · Director and scenography: Diana Dobreva · Music: Petya Dimanova · Cast: Georgi Zlatarev, Jana Rasheva, Ivet Radulova, Donka Avramova-Bocheva, Yana Kuzova, Nikolina Yancheva, Lilyana Shomova, Alesia Yosifova.

    Eight women stuck in a house and forced to be in mourning.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • The Importance of Being Earnest The Importance of Being Earnest

    by Oscar Wilde · Director: Krassimir Spassov · C: Tigran Torosian, Veselin Rankov Georgi Karkelanov, Plamena Getova, Anastasia Ingilizova, Antoaneta Dobreva - Nettie, Mimoza Basova, Alexandar Doynov, Vladislav Violinov

    How a noble English family can obtain a ''non-earnest" son-in-law finding him when he was a baby in a travelling bag on Victoria railway Station. An elegant whim of fortune, misunderstandings and absurd obstacles come across the way of two ...

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • The Iron Candelstick

  • The Island

    by Ivo Siromahov · Director: Sunny Suninski · Set and costumes design: Marina Raychinova · Music: Tsvetan Nedyalkov · C: Krasimir Radkov, Ivo Siromahov, Plamen Velikov, Stela Gancheva, Sunny Suninski, Isabel Bozhidarova

  • The Jokes of God

    Solospectacle of Dimitar Bakalov

    Jokes that God makes or The Caveman advanced is a continuation of  Dimitar Bakalov's first solo spectacle In defense of the caveman.

  • The Last Man

    based on George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four novel · Stage and directing: Veselka Kuncheva · Stage design: Marieta Golomehova · Cast: Milica Gladnishka, Denitsa Yanakieva, Latina Berovska, Maria Jojkeva, Tanya Georgieva, ...

    Even when we learned that Veselka Kuncheva was putting Orwell in the Puppet Theater in Stara Zagora, we realized that this is a performance which "must be seen".

    Azaryan Theatre  
  • 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 Little Man With The Big Nose

  • The Little Mermaid

    by Catherine Anne based on the tale The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen · Director: Vasilena Radeva · Scenography: Svila Velichkova · C: Simona Halacheva, Yuli Malinov, Sofia Marinkova, Petya Silyanova, Nevena ...

  • The Lonely West

  • The Love of Anatol

    By Arthur Schnitzler · Director: Anton Ugrinov · Scenography and costums: Boris Dalchev, Alexandra Yotkovska · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Choreography: Vasil Dipchikov · Cast: Ivo Arukov, Sotir Melev, Stanislav ...

  • The marry widow Lа veuve joyeuse

  • The Music of the Woods

  • 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 Odyssey and the Cyclops of Dublin

    Director: Dimitar Markov · Translation: Iglika Vasileva · Cast: Dimitar Markov

    The Odyssey and the Cyclops of Dublin - a heroic ode by James Joyce is a one-man show by actor Dimitar Markov on the passages of Episode 12 - The Cyclops of the Odyssey Novel.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory  
  • The Old Woman from Kalkouta The Old Woman from Kalkouta

    by Hanoh Levin · Directed by: Yavor Gardev · Cast: Zahari Baharov, Snejina Petrova, Malin Krestev, Lilia Geleva

    It is certain that black humor and honesty are not for everyone. Only when these two are combined on a theatre stage by a talented and intelligent team we can have something worth seeing.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • The People From Oz

    by Yana Borissova directed by Galin Stoev · set design Julian Tabakov · music ...

    It seems that a famous female writer who had not published for 10 years has started to write again. Who is she to describe in her new book and who will publish it? This is the motif around which a couple of old and new love stories take place. Yana ...

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • The Pillowman

  • The Poorest Place on Earth

    based on the play by Galina D. Georgieva Asteroid 35 111 · Director: Stanislava Kirilova · Scenography: Nadezhda Lazarova · Costumes: Margarita Zaharieva · Music: Hristo Namliev · Choreography: Svetlin Ivelinov ...

    The Poorest Place on Earth is a spectacle for an extraordinary, but unnecessary poet who gives his life to stay true to his principles.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • The Princess and the Torn Shoes

    by Brothers Grimm · Director: Prof. Slavcho Malenov · Assistant: Dimitar Dimitrov · Stage design: Silva Bachvarova and Prof. Vassil Rokomanov · Music: Vladimir Dzhambazov · C: ACT, class Prof. Jeni Pashova

  • The Princesses and the Dragon The Princesses and the Dragon

    by Milada Mashatova · Directed by Kiryakos Argiropulos · Scenography: Anna Pulieva · Music: Petar Tsankov · Cast: Georgi Stoianov, Mimi Jordanova, Cvetoslava Simeonova,  Stanislav Stanev

    A funny story about the dragon that decided to look for a wife and visited many kingdoms to find a princess for his home.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • The Raven

  • The Road to Ahrodite

    Author and performance by: Boyka Velkova

  • The Same Day

    by Stefan Ivanov · Director: Estefania Fadul · C: Avgustina-Kalina Petkova and Nadya Keranova · Photos: Yana Lozeva

  • The Snow Queen

    Music: Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Grieg, Mussorgsky, Sibelius · Choreographer: Angelina Gavrilova · Playwright: Mari Rosen · Scenography: Ivan Tokadjiev · Costume Designer: Adriana Naydenova · Cast: Petya Koleva, Vasil ...

    The Snow Queen from Ballet Arabesque is a contemporary dance tale for children and adults by Hans Christian Andersen's immortal work. The parable of an enchanted mirror, broken into millions of pieces that have fallen into the heart, can make anyone see only the ugly and bad side of people.

    Stefan Makedonski National Music Theatre  
  • The Son

    by Florian Zeller · Director: Diana Dobreva · Scenography: Mira Kalanova · Music: Petya Dimanova · Choreography: Deyan Georgiev · Cast: Zahari Baharov, Teodora Duhovnikova, Vladimir Penev, Aneta Ivanova, Alexander ...

    In case you watched The Father at the National Theater (for which Diana Dobreva took an Askeer award for directing), you also know to some extent The Son - except that much of the same team is behind it, the play is the last in the trilogy of French playwright Florian Zeller.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • 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 Three Little Pigs The Three Little Pigs

    Written and directed by Venelin Kiosev · Scene: Maya Petrova · Music by Haigashot Agasian · Cast: Nella Hadjieva, elena Rusalieva, Mira Kalinkova, Todor Dimitrov, Anelia Nicheva

    Meet new friends who are a bit naive, but very good-hearted. Suitable for children above 3.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • The Twelve Angry

    based on 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose and the movie scripts from 1957, 1997 and 2007 · Director: prof. Plamen Markov · Set design: Mira Kalanova · Composer: Petya Dimanova · Cast: Ivet Radulova, Donka Avramova-Bocheva, ...

    The end of a trial. Twelve jurors have gathered to decide the fate of an 18-year-old boy accused of first degree murder. All jurors are convinced he is guilty. All but one. Will they manage to impartially decide whether he is guilty or not guilty? Will they manage to overcome all of their prejudices? Their own past? If all vote “guilty” there is only one punishment: a life sentence.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • The Unknown Child

    Director: Diana Dobreva · Scenography: Marina Raychinova · Music: Georgi Strezov · Choreography: Deyan Georgiev · Cast: Dilyana Spasova, Ivan Raykov, Ivet Lazarova-Torosyan, Marian Rangelov, Marieta Petrova, Maya ...

    The Unknown Child is a fascinating parable of a straightforward battle with disappointment and our pursuit of human primordial good.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • 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  
  • The Winter of Our Discontent

    based on the novel by John Steinbeck · Dramaturgical version: Yurii Dachev · Director: Bina Haralampieva · Set design: Svila Velichkova · C: Ilka Zafirova, Svetlana Yancheva, Vasilena Atanasova, Katalin Stareyshinska, ...

  • The wound Philoctete (Post-truth Lemnos)

    based on the play Philoctete by Heiner Müller · Director: Boris Krastev · Stage design: Gergana Lazarova-Rinkel, Yana Vasileva, Rositsa Grancharova · Music: Karolina Koynova · Ct: Ivan Nikolov, Atanas Petkov, Dejan ...

  • Theatre, My Love!

    By Valeri Petrov · Director: Kasiel Noah Asher · Music: Emilian Gatsov-Elbi · Set design: Krasimira Serafimova · Costums: Tochka, Kasiel  Noah Asher · Cast: Kasiel Noah Asher, Krasimira Kuzmanova, Lilia ...

    Theatre 199 celebrates his 50 anniversary by this play. And that is not an accidentaly thrown dice of destiny.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • Therapists

    by Christopher Durang · Translation: Zlatna Kostova · Director: Vladlen Aleksandrov · Set design: Elena Ivanova · C: Yavor Borisov, Sofia Bobcheva, Kalin Syrmenov, Aleksandra Syrchadzhieva, Boyan Arsov, Martin Karov

  • Thessalonians' conspiracies

    by Georgi Danailov · Director: Anastasia Sabeva · Scenography nad costumes: Ada Paunova · Cast: Alexandra Maidavska, Anna Yaneva, Atanas Petkov, Bogdan Bukhalov, Bohemi Vezirova, Vasil Iliev, Vladinella Katsarska, Georgi ...

    Georgi Danailov's drama Thessaloniki Conspirators describes the historical events surrounding the assassinations in Thessaloniki in 1903.

    Practice Theatre of NATFIZ  
  • Three Men and One Margarita

    by Liza Shopova · Play: Liza Shopova · Set design: Antonia Popova · Music: Martin Karov · C: Hristo Mutafchiev, Petyr Kalchev, Asen Mutafchiev, Margarita Hlebarova

  • Three Sisters

    by Anton P. Chekhov · Director: Deyan Angelov · Scenography and costumes: Alice Vely · Cast: Eli Koleva, Vanina Yordanova, Nadezhda Koleva, Tanya Mancheva, Dimitar Iliev, Pavlin Petrunov, Rosen Gitsov, Deyan Zhekov, Svetoslav ...

  • Time Has Stopped

    by Donald Margulise · Director: Ivaylo Hristov · Cast: Kristina Yaneva, Penko Gospodinov, Plamen Sirakov, Daniela Stamova

    Time Has Stopped delves into the lives of those, who decide to put themselves in risk on a daily basis contrary to those who prefer living in their comfort zones.

    199 Theatre Valentin Stoichev  
  • 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  
  • To Kiss a Princess

    by Andersen · Director: Yulia Marinova · Music director: Svetoslav Lazarov

  • Tom Sawyer

    based on the novel by Mark Twain · Director: Petrinel Gochev · Play and costumes: Teodora Lazarova · Music: Stoyan Rumenin · C: Stela Gancheva, Vasilena Atanasova, Vesela Babinova, Evgeniya Aleksandrova-Lecheva, Emil ...

  • Total Damage

    Written and directed by: Annie Vaseva · Playwright: Boyan Manchev · Artist: Georgi Sharov · Music: Konstantin Markov · C: Leonid Yovchev, Galya Kostadinova

    Total Damage is a comedy about the damage that we cause ourselves by

  • Uncle Vanyo

    by A. P. Chekhov · Director: Grigor Antonov · C: Svezhen Mladenov, Zhana Rasheva, Robert Yanakiev, Vittoria Nikolova, Georgi Zlatarev, Ivet Radulova, Gergana Kofradzhieva, Yordan Rasin, Boyan Mladenov

    120 years after the writing of Uncle Vanyo the big question of human existence "What to do with our life?" has not yet received an answer to many of us.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Uninhibited

    by Jordi Galseran · Director: Anton Ugrinov · Music: Hristo Namliev · Cast: Alexander Kadiev, Stella Gancheva, Rada Kayryakova, Borislav Zahariev, Stefan Popov

    "Lying could be an art form," says director Anton Ugrinov. "It could be a tool for manipulation and submission, it could be noble in order to preserve the feelings of the other, and it could be a way of life. The topic of Lying has always fascinated me, both in theater and in our being. "

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical Theatre  
  • Us, the Birds

    by Yordan Radichkov · Director: Elitsa Petkova · Scenography and costumes: Iva Gikova, Ivaylo Nikolov · Composer: Plamen Petkov · Cast: Zornitsa Marinkova, Antonia Kundakova, Alexander Grigorov, Ahmet Ismail, Bernard ...

  • Walking the Landscape

    Text and performance: Mladen Alexiev · Music: omori

    Walking the Landscape is a meeting between the performer and the audience, which through the act of speaking smoothly guides the audience through the topics of body, language, perception and imagination.

  • Watch the Child!

    Director: Elza Laleva · Puppet master: Petar Chekurov · Scenography and puppets: Iva Gikova · Music: Konstantin Tsekov · Cast: Vanya Kamianska, Mimi Yordanova, Georgi Stoyanov, Hristo Dimitrov

    It is an educational puppet show that, in a fun and interactive way, teaches children between ages of 5 and 8 how to recognize their dangerous situations and respond properly to them.

    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • What's in a name?

    Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de La Patellière · Play: Zdravko Mitkov · Scenograrhy: Petyr Mitev · C: Mihail Bilalov, Nikolay Urumov, Ana Vylchanova, Bogdan Kazandzhiev, Irina Pyrvanova

    Nothing suggests that the dinner at the Garrauds would take such stormy turn. Élisabeth is playing Moroccan cooking, and Pierre is so busy looking for the keys for the basement that he gets his childhood friends Claude and Vincent involved in the game of “find what’s lost and have my eternal gratitude”.

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical Theatre  
  • When the Thunder Hits

    Director: Boyko Iliev · Cast: Lyubomir Boyadzhiev, Mila Topalova, Ivaylo Simeonov, Asen Takov, Mikaela Bercheva

  • Who Here Has Donkey's Ears?

    Directed by Kiriakos Argiropulos · Cast: Maia Bejanska, Silvia Petrova, Vencislava Asenova, Rumen Ugrinski, Stanimir Gamov / Ivan Hristov

  • Why do you need Don Quixote for?

    based on the novel Don Quixote de La Mancha by Cervantes · Dramaturgical version: Yuri Dachev · Play: Bina Haralampieva · Stage design: Elitsa Georgieva · Costumes: Svila Velichkova · Music: Asen Avramov · ...

    Don Quixote is at the zenith of his glory as “the greatest, the most valiant, invincible and famous Knight of the Rueful Countenance.” Followed by the little tired and faithful, in his own way, Sancho the hero of La Mancha gets into the lands of Marcela.

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical Theatre  
  • William Shakespeare - Complete Works

    Director: Sunny Suninski · Set and costumes design: Petya Stoykova · Translation: Haralampi Anichkin · C: Petyr Kalchev, Georgi Spasov, Sunny Suninski

  • Wolf Hour

  • Wonderful Boys

    by the plot of the movie The Full Monty · Director: Vladimir Luckanov · Music: David Iazbeck · Libretto: Terence Mac Noly · C: Darin Angelov, Iasen Atanasov (child), Konstantin Stanchev (child), Iskra Donova, Iavor ...

    Despite the skepticism when we talk about a musical in Bulgaria, the Youth Theatre had no hesitations and put on stage some spectacles form that genre and they were good. That is why the new American musical that will open the season – ...

    Youth theatre Nikolai Binev  
  • Yan Bibiyan

    by Elin Pelin · Music: Dimitar Valchev · Libretto Dimitar Dimitrov · Director: Yavor Radovanov

  • Yan Bibiyan and the devil Fiut

    Dir.: Hristo Botev Stanchev · Cast: Stanislav Peev, Lilyana Shomova, Robert Yanakiev, Svejen Mladenov, Ivet Radulova, Hristo Botev

    In everyone lurks a little devil that wants very often to take over. It depends only on us whether we'll let him.

    Vazrajdane Theatre  
  • Yes, Minister!

    by Antony Jay and Johnatan Lynn · Director: Boris Pankin · Costumes: Petar Mitev · Cast: Krastyo Lafazanov, Marian Bachev, Georgi Staikov, Ivan Grigorov, Nikolai Stoimenov, Rozaliya Abgaryan, Toni Minasyan

    The play is a combination of deadly political satire, served with fine English humor. It is a base of one of the most successful TV series of the last decade.

    Aleko Konstantinov Satirical Theatre  
  • Zen Play Zen Play

    Concept and choreography: Zhivko Zhelyazkov · Composer: Ivan Shopov (Cooh, Balkansky) · Visual environment Polina Stoyanova (Jo Iyaa) · Producer Atanas Maev · Cast: Vasil Zelyamov, Marion Dyrova, Gergana Ilieva

    The show plays with well known conceptual pictures and it deconstructs preconceived forms and ideas.

    Derida Stage  
  • Zorba

    based on the novel by Nikos Kazandzakis · Director: Bina Haralampieva · Scenography and costumes: Svila Velichkova · Music: Asen Avramov · Photographer: Stefan N. Shterev · Cast: Gerasim Georgiev - Gero, Mak ...

    "Zorba is a man who fights a complex world and is sure he will come out as a winner," director Bina Haralampieva tells Channel 3 about the main character in her performance.

    Zad Kanala Small City Theatre