Moscow is one of the recognised theatre capitals in the world. Below you can find the links to the most popular theatres in the city.
The Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre is the most famous theatre in Moscow and one of the largest and best opera and ballet theatres in Russia and in the world.
The Maly Theatre
The State Academic Maly Theatre of Russia is one of the most famous drama theatres in Moscow.
The New Opera Theatre
The New Opera theatre is one of the youngest musical theatres in Moscow and considered one of the best opera houses in Russia.
The Vakhtangov Theatre
The State Academic Theatre named after E. Vakhtangov was established in 1921. It is one of the most popular drama theatres in Moscow.
The Obraztsov Puppet Theatre
The State Academic Central Puppet Theatre is the world's largest Puppet Theatre, the only one of its kind in Moscow.
The Moscow Theatre of the Young Spectator
The Moscow Theatre of the Young Spectator in Soviet times was strictly focused on children and young people. Later, in the late 1980s, the repertoire was expanded, and now most theatre performances are geared towards adult audiences.
The Sovremennik Theatre
The Sovremennik Moscow Theatre was founded by a group of young actors in 1956, and since then has been very popular with the residents of Moscow.
The Moscow Operetta Theatre
The Moscow Operetta State Academic Theatre is one of the most popular musical theatres in Moscow. The theatre's repertoire includes classical operettas and modern musicals.
The Lenkom Moscow State Theatre is one of the most popular theatres in Moscow. The repertoire of the theatre includes works of theatrical classics and works by modern authors.
The Gorky Theatre
The Moscow Art Academic Theatre named after M. Gorky is a popular drama theatre. The theatre's repertoire includes plays by Russian and foreign authors.
The Chekhov Theatre
The Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre is a popular theatre of the capital. The repertoire of the theatre offers plays by famous Russian and foreign authors.
The Mossovet theatre
The Mossovet Theatre has two stages. The main hall of the theatre is designed for 894 seats, an additional one for 120.