• The Woman from the Sea


    by Henrik Ibsen · Тranslated by Antonia Gospodinova · Director: Vassilena Popilieva · Set and costume design: Daniela Nikolcheva · Music: Dobrin Vekilov-Doni · Dramaturg: Natasha Kolevska · Cast: ...

    For years Ellida Wangel has existed as a shell thrown at the bottom of the dark sea. Her life has stopped at one moment in the past, which for her feels much more real than the present and much happier than the future. And on the fjord’s shore people enjoy the warm summer nights, fall in love, dream; in the north the sun rises even at night in the summer …

    Balgarska Armia Theatre  
  • 11:27


    Theatrical experiment on author's texts by Aleksander Evgeniev, Elena Ivanova, Elitsa Yovcheva, Slavena Zaykova, Tsvetan Peychev · Director: Elitsa Yovcheva · Set and costumes design: Aleksandra Yotovska · C: Aleksander ...

  • 4000 miles


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

  • 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  
  • 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  
  • Antichrist


    based on Emiliyan Stanev · Director: Boyko Iliev · C: Elena Petrova, Veselin Kalanovski, Niki Sotirov, Lyubomir Kovachev

  • 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  
  • Black Hole


    Concept and Choreography: Shamel Pitts (USA) · Dance: Shamel Pitts, Mirel Martins (Brazil), Tushkir Fredericks (South Africa), Joy-Marie Thomson (USA), Ricardo Jannario (Brazil) (Brazil) · Costumes: Naomi Maravi (Israel), Galit Reich ...

  • Bremen musicians


    Director: Vencislav Asenov · Music: Pavel Vasev · Music supervisor: Giorgi Georgiev-Antika · Choreography: Valeri Kondrattsev · Assistant Director: Ivanka Dragieva · C: Angelina Slavova, Ahmed Yumer, Zornitsa ...

  • Chain of words


    by Jordi Galceran · Director: Tamara Yankov · Artist: Nataliya Andreeva Doycheva · Composer: Kalin Nikolov · C: Irina Andreeva, Tony Karabashev

  • Croissan


    by Martin Kolev · Director: Vasil Duev · C: Petko Venelinov, Tsvetina Petrova

  • 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  
  • Equilibrio

  • 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  
  • Forgotten by the sky


    by Ekaterina Tomova · Stage: Stanimir Karagyozov · Choreography: Zlatina Ameleva · Music: Kayno Yesno Slonce · Cast: Boryana Stamboliyeva, Tonka Georgieva

  • Fredy's Last Secret

  • Gelsomino in the country of liars


    by: Gianni Rodari · Director: Elitsa Petkova · Scene: Iva Gikova, Ivaylo Nikolov · Photography: Rad Dimitrov · C: Kirill Antonov, Tanya Georgieva, Latina Berovska, Lyuben Chanev, Yancho Ivanov, Kaloyan Georgiev, Stanislav ...

    A story of a boy told by his own loud voice.
    · Puppets Fair
    Central Puppet Theatre – Gurko Hall  
  • 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  
  • Hallo, hallo

  • 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


    Director: Aleksandra Petrova · Set and costumes design: Desislava Banova · C: Aleksander Hadzhiangelov, Raya Peeva, Krasimir Nedev, Kristina Yaneva, Sevar Ivanov, Svetoslav Dobrev · Photographer: Guergana Damianova

  • Hi Ro Shi Ma


    based on Hiroshima, My Love by Marguerite Duras · Translation: Zlatka Timenova · Director: Stodara · A monospectacle by Emona Ilieva · Artistic director: Ani Vaseva · Set and costumes design: Stodara

  • History of Ducks, Winnie and Foxie


    Composer: Georgi Kostov · Libretto: Julia Krasteva · Conductor: Stefan Nedialkov · C: Anna Vutova-Stoicheva, Nikola Popov, Angelina Dencheva, Laura Ilieva, Alexandra Nosikova, Georgi Dzhanov, Iliya Iliev, Diana Genova, Theresa ...

  • Karlson


    Director: Todor Vylov · Set design: Ivaylo Nikolov · Muppets and costumes design: Iva Gikova · Music: Plamen Mirchev-Mirona · C: Georgi Stoyanov, Dimityr Todorov, Zhivko Dzhuranov, Iren Lazarova, Lyubomir Genchev, Marian ...

  • Knight of the Holy Spirit


    by Boyan Papazov · Director: Margarita Mladenova · Cast: Ivan Barnev, Valentin Ganev, Valentin Tanev, Ana Papadopulu, Stanislav Ganchev, Petko Venelinov, Vasil Duev, Teodor Elmazov

  • La Comedia


    Director: Stefan Plachkov · C: Trio Plachkovi

  • Like crumbs on a window


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

  • Love Song

  • Manhatton, 2nd Avenue


    by Neil Simon · Director: Boyko Iliev · Cast: Georgi Kadurin, Emanuela Shkodreva

    Manhatton, 2nd Avenue is one of the most popular plays by the American playwright Neil Simon, who was awarded 3 Tony Awards and has 3 Oscar nominations.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • 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  
  • Moon Over Buffalo


    By Ken Ludwig · Director: Rositza Obreshkova · Scenography and costumes: Elena Ivanova · Cast: Mihail Petrov, Ania Pencheva, Sofia Bobcheva, Violeta Gindeva, Anna Petrova, Vasil Draganov, Vladislava Nikolova, Pavel Ivanov, ...

    Moon Over Buffalo relies heavily on situation comedy for its humor, as well as some sexual innuendo and a little slapstick.

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • Moth


    by Pyotr Gladilin · Translated by Ivan Totomanov · Directed by Javor Gardev · set Design and costumes Daniela Oleg Lyahova · Music Kalin Nikolov · Choreography Violeta Vitanova, Stanislav Genadiev · Cast ...

    Kolya Lebedushkhin, a first-year conscript garrisoned in the far North, wakes up as a woman. This transformation is his only chance to leave the unit and engage in art, in theatre. His tough commander Bagaev does not know how to react and the ...

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • 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  
  • 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  
  • 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 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  
  • 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, Konstantin Gechev, Nikolai Dimitrov, Rumen ...

  • Poor France


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

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

    Open Scene Theater  
  • 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  
  • 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  
  • Sinbad and the Treasure of the Seven Kingdoms


    Dramaturgy: Hristo Stanchev · Director: Hristo Botev · Cast: Donka Avramova-Bocheva, Boyan Mladenov, Anataly Lazarov, Georgi Zlatarev, Yana Kuzova, Svezhen Mladenov, Mariana Zhikich, Filipa Baldeva

  • Special occasions


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

  • The Archimedes Law


    by Giuseppe Maria Miro · Director: Stiliyan Petrov · Set design: Venelin Shurelov · Music: Misho Shishkov jr. · Costumes: Elitsa Georgieva · Translation: Neva Micheva · C: Irini Zhambonas, Penko Gospodinov, ...

  • The Bird says COO


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

  • The Bore


    by Francis Veber · Director. Bogdan Petkanin · Cast: Marian Bachev Alexander Kadiev, Nikolai Syarov, Tihomir Blagoev, Dimitrina Gineva, Veselin Borisov, Filip Yanev

    In a hotel room the killer Ralf Milano prepares a murder of a key witness in a trial. In the next room Francois is about to commit suicide because his wife has left him.

    Open Scene Theater  
  • The Cabinet Minister's Wife


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

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

    Sofia Theatre  
  • The Colour of the deep water


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

  • The 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 Double Bass Der Kontrabas


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

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

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • The Goat or Who is Silvya?


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

  • The God of Carnage


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

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

    Ivan Vazov National Theatre  
  • The gramophone


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

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

    Open Scene Theater  
  • The Importance of Being Serious (Without Excuse)


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

  • The Night of the White Horses


    Zhar Theatre · by Elena Pap, Plamen Georgiev · Director: Elena Pap · Music: Yordan Vladev

  • The Operation


    by Ivo Siromahov · Director: Boris Pankin · Stage design: Ivan Tokadjiev · Costumes: Petar Mitev · Music: Evgeni Gospodinov · Cast: Marian Bachev, Orlin Goranov, Toni Minasyan, Miglena Stoeva

  • 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 Story of Yesterday


    Idea: Galina Borisova · C: Aleksandra Spasova, Vili Prager, Iva Sveshtarova, Miroslava Zahova, Nathon Cooler, Stefan A. Shterev



    Etud  
  • The three Little Pigs


    Nina Stoycheva's Libretto: Julia Krasteva · Conductor: Stefan Nedialkov · Director: Julia Krasteva · Artist and Multimedia: Elena Shopova · Choreographer: Maria Lukanova · C: Vihra Smilkova / Rada Toteva, Nikolay ...

  • The Tiger

  • 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  
  • Three Tall Women


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

  • Too much infidelities


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

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

    Open Scene Theater  
  • 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  
  • 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 and the devil Fiut


    Dir.: Hristo Botev · Cast: Dimitar Zahariev, Yana Kuzova, Robert Yanakiev, Anatoly Lazarov, 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  
  • Zhana


    Director: Yavor Gardev · Cast: Svetlana Yancheva, Vladimir Penev, Elena Telbis, Martin Dimitrov, Bilyana Petrinska, Sofia Bobcheva, Zafir Radzhab, Gergana Kofardzhieva, Yosif Shamly, Blagovest Blagoev

  • Оооо - The Dream of Gogol


    after works of Nikolay Gogol · Directed by Margarita Mladenova and Ivan Dobchev · Cast: Snejina Petrova, Albena Georgieva, Miroslava Gogovska, Elena Dimitrova, Hristo Petkov, Cvetan Aleksiev, Ognian Golev, Antonio Dimitrievski

    The play examines the themes about the marriage and the failure of the humans. The marriage – as one of the most ancient snares of the existence. The failure – as the end according to Gogol is always a chance for resurrection.

    Sfumato Theatre Laboratory