• The Beauty of Infidelity


    by Valentin Krasnogorov · Director: Kostadin Bandutov · Cast: Valeri Valchev, Konstantin Sokolov, Valentin Mitev, Svilen Stoyanov, Dimitar Martinov, Gergana Arnaudova, Milena Kaneva, Ekaterina Georgieva, Petya Yankova, Veselina ...

    Russian writer Valentin Krasnogorov is known as a master of elegant contemporary comedy. He masters the genre in all its nuances - humor, irony, paradox. He presents several pairs for which infidelity brings far less charms as they expected ...

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  • The Missunderstood Civilization


    by Dobri Voinikov · Director: Stoyan Radev · Costumes: Daniela Nikolchova · Cast: Nikolai Bojkov, Gergana Arnaudova, Tsvetina Petrova, Nikolai Kenarov, Ina Dobreva, Veselina Mihalkova, Uliana Cherneva, Svilen Stoyanov, Valeri ...

    The heroes in The Missunderstood civilization are  charming with their hope and naivety, even if you will, with their blindness. Yes, blindness. There are some dense fog before their eyes. And it is strange that both then and now, we are not trying to dispel this fog and see again.

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  • 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.

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  • Dinner with Friends


    Director: Ivaylo Hristov · Set design: Marina Yaneva · C: Asen Blatechki, Maria Sapundzhieva, Nencho Ilchev, Kristina Yaneva

    In the play Dinner with Friends, Donald Margulis tells the story of two friendly families who are facing the existential question: how can we continue our lives if our daily lives overwhelmed our feelings?

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  • Dream


    by Magda Borisova · Director: Stoyan Radev · Costumes: Daniela Nikolchova · Cast: Georgi Nyagolov, Nedyalko Stefanov, Valeri Valchev, Tsvetina Petrova, Nikolai Kenarov, Biliana Stoeva, Teodora Mihailova, Danoela Viktorova, ...

    In the play Dream, Magda Borissova touches important topics of life in a language accessible to the young audience. As the title suggests, in this play-fairy, a mixture of fantasy and symbolism addressed as if only to children, the action evolved into the country of dreams.

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  • 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.

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  • Exceptional dunces


    Based on the film by Mario Monnicli Unknown perpetrators · Stage design: Teddy Moskov, Simone Schwarz · Stage design and costumes: Violeta Radkova · Music: Plamen Mirchev-Mirona · C: Maya Novoselska - guest, Robert ...

    The theatrical crime comedy Exceptional Dunces is inspired by the famous Italian film “I soliti ignoti” directed by Mario Monicelli and nominated for an Academy Award in 1958. A feckless athlete, a failed lawyer, an untalented Sicilian mafioso – these are just some of the group of clumsy robbers who attempt to break in a pawnshop.

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  • Help, My Wife is Mad


    by Gilles Barbelen · Director: Orlin Diakov · Cast: Hristo Garbov, Borislav Vejenov, Antonia Cheparova, Petia Venelinova, Tihomir Blagoev, Ilia Pepelanov, Iana Stefanova

    Help, my wife is mad is one of the most popular comedies of contemporary french playwright Gilles Barbelen.

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  • Hot


    by Josiane Balasko · Translation: Svetlana Pancheva · Stage design: Assen Blatechki · Stage design and costumes: Martina Variyska · Special make-up: Sofia Rakova · Cast: Assen Blatechki, Milena Markova, Kalin ...

    Strongly typified and contrasting characters are irresistibly attractive. They are stuck in the confined space of a Paris apartment that becomes a battlefield of endless love misconceptions and misunderstandings. They are like children: They cry, laugh, scream, pretend and lie with seeming ease.

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  • It runs in the family


    by Ray Cooney · Director: Kostadin Bandutov · Costumes: Petar Mitev · Cast: Svilen Stoyanov, Valeri Valchev, Milena Kaneva, Dimitar Martinov, Veselina Mihalkova, Valentin Mitev, Biliyana Stoeva, Polina Nedkova, Stanislav Kondov, ...

    Тhe story rests on the efforts of the high-flying Doctor David Mortimore, about to deliver a prestigious speech on which may rest a knighthood, to deal with something that has just now come back to haunt him: something eighteen years old and apparently delinquent.

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  • Lie to me, I love you


    by Alan Ackburn · Translation: Zlatna Kostova · Director: Malin Krastev · Artist: Nikolay Nikolov · Cast: Gerasim Georgiev-Gero, Stefania Koleva, Svetlana Bonin, Sofia Bobcheva, Dimitar Zhivkov, Hristo Bonin

    Alan Aikban's comedy (directed by Malin Krastev) shows us situations from the lives of several couples who gradually become entangled in their phone scams.

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  • Little Red Riding Hood


    Script and staging: Stoyan Stoyanov · Stage design and puppets: Adriana Dobreva · Composer: Ivan Krastev · Lyrics: Vera Stoykova · Cast: Maria Tomova, Elitsa Danailova, Ivan Shumarov

    One of Charles Perault's most popular fairy-tale characters in the Red Riding Hood, meets in the woods, but not to make each other mischiefs, but to become friends.

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • 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.

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  • Magic lake


    stage adaptation of Stoyan Radev Ge. K. after the translation of the comedy Chaika from Chekhov from Nemil-Nedrag (nickname of Hristo Gerchev) · Cast: Vesselina Mihalkova, Ivaylo Ivanov, Tsvetina Petrova, Nencho Kostov, Polina Nedkova, ...

  • Marius 50


    solo spectacle of Marius Kurkinski

    The spectacle includes all 11 solo performances in Marius Kurkinski career until now - from Don Giovanni, Song of Songs and The Lady with the Puppy through Ti-ri-ram, Concussion and Black Chicken.

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  • Martha's choice


    by Jordi Galseran · Translation: Neva Micheva · Director: Georgi Mihalkov · Set design and costumes: Petar Mitev · Cast: Simeon Lyutakov, Yana Marinova, Nikolay Kenarov, Valentin Mitev, Rozalia Abgaryan

    A retired minister faces ordinary people at first glance but they are actually a high-level cheaters. A virtuoso play about love and choice by Jordi Galseran, masterfully directed by Georgi Mihalkov for the first time in Bulgaria.

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  • Men under thumb


    by Miro Gavran · Director: Vladlen Alexandrov · Cast: Albena Koleva, Toncho Tokmakchive, Kiril Efremov

    What would happen if a convicted (though not guilty) criminal is acquitted and returns to his wife who has divorced him? And because he has nowhere else to go, he wants to live in her apartment (which is also partly his) together with her new lover?

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  • Michal Miskohed


    by Sava Dobroplodni · Directed by Nevena Miteva · Stage design: Raduil Serafimov · Choreography: Lachezar Zahariev · Music: Rumelia Aleksieva · Consultant: Velizar Velchev · Cast: Dimo ​​Dimov, Martin ...

    The silly and naive Mihal wants to marry Radka. His ''faithful'' servant Vicho convinces Mihal that he is ''handsome'' and worthy of taking the girl and the wedding is arranged. At the same time Radka is unaware of the intentions of Mihal and she yearns to get together with Slavcho.


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  • My Wife's Name Is Boris


    Director: Vladlen Aleksandrov · Cast: Liubo Neykov, Stanimir Gamov, Rumen Ugrinski, Stefan Ryadkov, Petyo Petkov, Diana Lyubenova, Ernestina Shinova and Janina Doncheva

    No one will want to find himself in a situation where his mistress suddenly tells him that she will meet with his wife to tell her all about their two-year affair.

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  • On Science


    Written, directed and performed by Kamen Donev

  • Our big french wedding


    by Jean-Jacques Bricaire and Maurice Lasaygues · Director: Asen Blatechki · Cast: Gerasim Georgiev, Svetlana Bonin, Boiko Krystanov, Evgeni Budinov, Evelin Kostova, Hristo Bonin

    А member of the parliament tries to raise his rating with a thoughtful, somewhat absurd move, organizing on the same day his son's wedding and his own. Everything would have been great if it was not the unexpected appearance of a mysterious colonel from the US Army.

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  • Retro


    by Aleksandar Galin · Director: Plamen Markov · Costumes: Mira Kalanova · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Mihail Mutafov, Teodora Mihailova, Neli Valkanova, Uliana Cherneva, Milena Kaneva, Valentin Mitev, Polina Nedkova

    A subtle situational comedy by renowned Russian playwright Alexander Galin which is primarily based on a social theme where he typically uses a spectrum of characters to bring out various aspects of loneliness and old age melancholy.

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  • Shakespeare in love


    Adapted screenplay of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard · Director: Plamen Markov · Costumes: Mira Kalanova · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Adrian Filipov, Antonio Ugrinski, Valeri Valchev, Biliyana Stoeva, Valentin Mitev, ...

    As usual, the style of Plamen Markov began with the translation and adaptation and to cover after that all directing components of the play.

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  • Singing in the rain


    Musical by scenario by Betty Comden and Adolph Green · Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed · Director: Boris Pankin · Conductor: Stratsimir Pavlov · Choreography: Boryana Sechanova and Mariana Krancheva · ...

    The greatest musical of all time - this is the unanimous assessment of professionals and audiences. From 2017, the stage adaptation of the musical, again produced by Broadway legends Betty Comdon and Adolf Green - the filmmakers and Oscar winners, also appeared.

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  • Stage Circus: The World of Wonders

    The World of Wonders is a spectacle that meet us with some of the best circus artists and favorite cartoon characters.

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  • The dragon


    by Evgeni Schwartz · Translation: Lilia Ilieva · Directed by: Yavor Gardev · Stage design and costumes: Svila Velichkova · Music: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Mihail Mutafov, Mihail Bialov, Ovanes Torosyan, Stoyan ...

    The play The dragon reveals how when you have political aims, you usually reach the means of your political enemies, who previously you accused for using the same means. And then, without wanting to look like them, while your aims was the opposite - to become their alternative.

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  • The One-Eyed King


    by Marc Crehuet · Translated by: Neva Micheva · Director: Petar Denchev · Set Design: Teodora Lazarova · Choreography: Sofia Georgieva · Composer: Hristo Namliev · Cast: Simeon Lyutakov, Milena Kaneva, ...

    A family dinner at the policeman David’s place. His wife Lidia has invited her childhood friend Sandra and her husband. He had lost one eye at a protest rally and the perpetrator turns out to be none other than the host…

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  • The Silver Linings Playbook


    after the novel The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick · Translation: Stella Djelepova · Director: Desislava Spatova · Stage design and costumes: Hristina Dyakova · Choreography: Nikola Yordanov · Music: ...

    The Silver Linings Playbook is the story of Pat, who is forced to live with his parents again after losing his wife Nicky, his job, his house and his memories, he is determined to rebuild his life.

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  • Thumbelina


    Director: Biserka Kolevska · Set design and puppets: Svila Velichkov · Music: Nelko Kolarov · With: Maria Tomova, Elitsa Danailova, Gergana Gospodinova, Teodor Hristov, Ivan Shumarov

  • Two absolutely naked men


    by Sebastien Thierry · Director: Nikolay Urumov · Cast: Mihail Bilalov, Yovko Kanev, Petya Venelinova, Kristiana Tsenkova

    Sebastien Thierry has the ability to create absurd storylines. In the comedy Two absolutely naked men, two men wake up naked in bed, not quite, of course. And three mornings in a row they can not explain why, from where all the situations in the play develop.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • Visiting Baba Marta


    Dramaturgy: Rositza Bardarska · Producer: Vera Stoikova · Scene: Kosta Ortodoksov · Music: Svetla Vasileva · With: Tania Jekova, Diana Tsolevska, Stoian Stoianov, Emilia Petkova, Galin Ginev, Iolanta Raikova, Stoianka ...

    The first spring flowers awake grandmother Martha, who has asleep at her home in the mountain. They inform her that February is gone and the whole forest is preparing to welcome spring and early birds. At this moment the stork comes with a letter from the other brother of grandmother Martha, April, who will arrive next month.

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • Water's Memory


    by Sheila Stevenson · Director: Stoyan Radev · Scene and costumes: Мira Kalanova · Cast: Teodora Mihailova, Veselina Mihalkova, Daniela Viktorova, Gergana Pletniova, Vladislav Violinov, Nikolai Bojkov

    After a years-long separation three sisters meet again for their mother’s funeral. This turns into an occasion to make sense of their scattered lives and to attempt for a genuine communication. They gradually come to realize to what extent ...

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  • Оthello


    by William Shakespeare · Director: Plamen Markov · Set design and costumes: Mira Kalanova · Composer: Petya Dimanova · Choreography: Kamen Ivanov · Cast: Valentin Mitev, Stoyan Radev, Simeon Lutakov, Nencho ...

    Shakespeare's story of jealousy, revenge and murder comes to life in Plamen Markov's staging at Drama Theatre-Varna.

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