• Cinderella


    by Charles Perrault · Directed by: Jannan Caba · Scene: Svila Velichkova · Music: Svetla Vasileva · Cast: Stoyanka Velyanova, Tanya Jekova, Galin Ginev

    An incredible story about shoe, three sisters, stepmother and fairy godmother. A timeless tale for all ages .

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
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  • Duel


    by Ivan Vazov · Staging: Stoyan Radev Ge.K. · Stage design and costumes: Daniela Nikolchova · With: Stanislav Kondov, Nencho Kostov, Tzvetina Petrova, Polina Nedkova, Gergana Arnaudova, Valeri Valchev, Ivailo Ivanov, ...

  • 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.

    Open Air Theatre  
  • 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.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • Live from the other world


    by Jean Noel Fenuik · Director: Ivailo Hristov · Scenography: Milen Borichev · Cast: Albena Mihova, Evgeni Budinov, Kiril Efremov

    Three completely unknown persons - journalist, politician and hairdresser will meet in Hell. They will go through different situations trying to get to know and reveal the mystery surrounding the death of one of them ...

    Open Air Theatre  
  • Love letters


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

  • 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.

    Open Air Theatre  
  • 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.

    Stoyan Bachvarov Drama Theatre  
  • 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?

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • Prepayment for Three


    by Zahari Tanev, Asen Kukushev, Dulislav Dulev · Director: Plamen Glogov · Cast: Asen Kukushev, Zahari Tanev, Dulislav Dulev, Stanislav Peev, Konstantin Lungov, Eva Demireva, Polina Markova

  • Rachkov's forbidden show spectacle


    Solospectacle of Dimitar Rachkov

    Ratchkov's forbidden show is a comedic mono-spectacle that introduces us to the kitchen of television. How are the news made? Do the ads lying to us? What does the producer do? These are just some of the questions answered by one of the most loved show makers in Bulgaria.

    Open Air Theatre  
  • Room 1313


    by Ray Cooney · Director: Bogdan Petkanin · Cast: Ruslan Mainov, Anelia Lutsinova, Aglika Boyadjieva, Asen Lozanov, Dimitar Martinov, Zornitsa Konstantinova, Nikolai Stoimenov, Stoyan Pamukov, Toni Minasian

  • 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.

    Stoyan Bachvarov Drama Theatre  
  • The Actress


    by Peter Quilter · Play: Stefan Danailov · Directed by: Rositsa Obreshkova · Dramaturg: Mirela Ivanova · Stage and costumes design: Elena Ivanova · Music: Ivan Lechev · C: Anya Pencheva, Ivan Panev, Kiril ...

    The actress by Peter Quilter is funny and poignant new comedy, dramatising the events backstage as a colourful, complicated actress makes her farewell performance, while dealing with unexpected visitors. Drama and comedy collide as people say their goodbyes, declare their love, roar with laughter, spit insults, grab a final embrace, and renew old battles.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • The black chick


    by Nikolai Haitov · solo spectacle of Marius Kurkinski

  • The final tour of the marathon


    by Dushan Kovachevich · Directed by: Damyan Tenev · Stage design and costumes: Radostina Todorova · Cast: Mihail Mutafov, Svilen Stoyanov, Stoyan Radev, Konstantin Sokolov, Gergana Arnaudova, Plamen Dimitrov, Polina Nedkova, ...

  • 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 miracle called fantasy

  • 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 twisted duckling


    by Elin Pelin · Director: Vera Stoikova · Puppets: Adriana Dobreva · Music: Ventsislav Marashliev · Cast: Emilia Petkova, Tania Velianova, Tania Jekova, Diana Staikova

    The story is about an old man and woman who had no children. They get a duckling that turned into a beautiful girl.

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • True Lies


    Director: Emil Markov · C: Dimo Aleksiev, Emil Markov, Yoana Bukovska

    In this  funny play, a bored man wants to break up with his mate, but he does not have the strength to tell her. So he decides to seek help from a friend.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
    Open Air Theatre  
  • We, The Bulgarians. A Lesson for Foreigners.


    By Alexander Urumov ono play by Nikolay Urumov

    A lecture by prof. Missirkov about Bulgarian psychology, past, present and future.

    Festival and Congress Centre