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.
- Address: Teatralnaya Square, 1
- Official website: www.bolshoi.ru
The Maly Theatre
The State Academic Maly Theatre of Russia is one of the most famous drama theatres in Moscow.
- Address: Teatralny proyezd, 1
- Official website: www.maly.ru
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.
- Address: Karetniy ryad str, 3 bld 2
- Official website: www.novayaopera.ru
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.
- Address: Arbat Street, 26
- Official website: www.vakhtangov.ru
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.
- Address: Sadovaya-Samotechnaya str, 3
- The official website: www.puppet.ru
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.
- Address: Mamonovsky pereulok str, 10
- Official website: www.moscowtyz.ru
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.
- Address: Chistoprudniy boulevard, 19
- Official website: www.sovremennik.ru
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.
- Address: Bolshaya Dmitrovka str, 6/2
- Official website: www.mosoperetta.ru
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.
- Address: Malaya Dmitrovka str, 6
- Official website: www.lenkom.ru
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.
- Address: Tverskoy Boulevard, 22
- Official website: www.mxat-teatr.ru
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.
- Address: Kamergergski pereulok, 3
- Official website: www.mxat.ru
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.
- Address: Bolshaya Sadovaya str, 16
- The official website: www.mossoveta.ru