• Love's Labour's Lost


    by Shakespeare · Director: Nadia Asenova · Set design: Todor Raykov · Costumes: Anelia Raykova · Plastic, choreography, multimedia: Kamen Ivanov

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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?

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • 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

  • 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.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • 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  
  • Insanity The crazy time


    by Sam Bobrick · Director: Borislav Chakrinov · Cast: Asen Blatechki, Koyna Ruseva, Nikol Karabinova, Nikola Parashkevov, Stefan Ivanov

    This is a play about men trying to understand women, and how they never will. Miles Gladstone, a man in his mid-fifties, has left his wife of thirty years and married a young woman half his age.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • Irreparable


    by Stefan Fogel · Translation: prof. Vladko Murdarov · Director: Vladlen Aleksandrov · Cast: Albena Pavlova, Emil Markov, Tanya Jorgova, Avgustin Demerdjiev

  • John, the son of Asen


    Dramatical historical chronicle by Ivan Mitev · Director: Alexander Ilindenov · Stage design and costumes: Lydia Karkelanova · Music: Petar Anastaschev · Cast: Milen Ivanov, Ivan Mitev, Victor Terziyski, Detelin ...

  • Laugh In The Hall Noises Off


    by Michael Frayn · Director: Asen Blatechki · Cast: Asen Blatechki, Kalin Vrachanski, Iana Marinova, Milena Markova, Nevena Bozukova, Aleksei Kojuharov, Dobriela Popova, Vasil Banov

    One of the most dynamic performances played on the Bulgarian scene and everything in it happens so quickly that it never leaves the minds of the audience without commitment.

    Festival and Congress Centre  
  • 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  
  • Oh, that money


    by Flavia Kost · Director: Vladimir Petkov · Set design: Galina Abadzhimarinova · With: Vasil Draganov, Dobrina Getsova, Marina Mozzhukhina, Bozhidar Popchev

    Man and money - a sensitive, conflicting, even explosive relationship as old as the world. The eternal confrontation between "to have" or "to be."

    Balgaran Theatre  
  • Puss in Boots Chat Botte


    by Charles Perrault · Dramatic Scene: Elena Vladova · Directed by: Galin Ginev · Scene: Vania Konstantinova · Composer: Jivko Alatov · Cast: Stoian Stoianov, Krasimir Dobrev, Tania Jekova, Galin Ginev

    The theatre crew presents the well known and edifying story in an attractive way, suitable to the demands of the children of today, but keeping the originality of the fairy tale and Perrault’s morals. The visual style of the play is quite ...

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • Rapunzel


    after the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm · Director: Rositsa Minovska-Devedjieva · Costumes: Svila Velichkova · Music: Plamen Mirchev · Cast: Evgenia Vasileva, Emilia Petkova, Rosen Radev

    In an unscalable tower with no doors, far from people’s eyes, lives the long-haired beauty Rapunzel. Locked there by the witch Dame Gothel, isolated from the world, the girl yearns to be free. Suddenly, a prince on a white horse comes by. Will Rapunzel manage to save herself?

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • Same Time Next Year


    by Bernard Slade · Dirctor: Georgi Mihalkov · Cast: Liliya Maravilya, Hristo Shopov

    Two total srangers meet in a shabby Mexican restaurant at the end of the world. Both are happily married and have kids. They meet and to the utmost suprise of both of them they end up in bed together. Almost a banal start of the story...

    Stoyan Bachvarov Drama Theatre  
  • Silent Legends


    Director: Boian Ivanov · Choreography: Tatiana Sokolova · Costumes: Svila Velichkova · Video: Todor Todorov · Music: Irfan · Cast: Evgenia Vasileva, Stoian Stoianov, Veselina Kalcheva, Boian Stoianov, Ekaterina ...

    The popular myth about the nymph whose magical powers are taken away by a young man who wants to marry her, is recreated by means of dance theatre and multimedia.

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • Surprise


    by Nadezhda Ptushkina · Director: Orlin Dyakov · Stage design and costumes: Nikolay Ninov · Translation: Nadia Popova · Cast: Maria Sapundjieva, Philip Avramov, Tatyana Tsvetkova, Yassena Gospodinova

  • The Fox


    after 4 miniatures by Sławomir Mrożek · Adaptation and translation from English: Plamen Markov · Director: Plamen Markov · Artist: Mira Kalanova · Composer: Kalin Nikolov · Cast: Stoyan Stoyanov, Galin Ginev, ...

  • The Women Chaser Minister


    by St. Kostov · Director: Plamen Panev · Cast: Hristo Garbov, Ventsislav Petkov, Ilia Pepelanov, Kosio Stanev, Lubomir Kanev, Tihomir Blagoev, Antonia Cheparova, Evgenia Iavasheva, Petia Venelinova, Tatiana Tsvetkova, Iana ...

  • Three dioptres of happiness


    Author's performance by Boyan Ivanov · Directed by: Boyan Ivanov · Stage design and costumes: Vanina Tsandeva · Choreography: Tanya Sokolova · Music: S. U. S. F. · Cast: Galin Ginev, Boyan Stoyanov, Gergana ...

    An unusual performance of sketches that begins with a wedding and quickly engages viewers in a maze of situations where the well-known with a sense of humor is seen by an unexpected angle.

    Varna Puppet Drama Theatre  
  • Thumbelina


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

  • 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  
  • Two tickets to Paris


    Author: Hristo Hristov · Director: Robin Kafaliev · Play: Todor Madolev · Set design: Teodor Daskalov · C: Robin Kafaliev, Tanya Kozhuharova, Atanas-Bonchev-Nakata, Mariela Topalova, Mariana Brankovanova, Tsvetana ...

  • Vrazhaletz


    by St. L. Kostov · Director: Georgi Stoilov · Cast: Lubomir Neikov, Petyo Petkov, Desi Bakardzieva, Albena Pavlova

    In this reading of Vrazhaletz won't find hints of moralizing. This is a vivid narrative of the play St. Kostov for greedy but pleasant peasants deceived by sophisticated crook.


    Balgaran Theatre