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Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators



Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators was established on March 15, 1927, in Baku, on the basis of Children\'s Theatre and artistic amateur drama circles of pioneers and students. Storm play prepared on initiative of 14-year-old Aghadadash Gurbanov laid the foundation of children theater in republic.
By the decision of the People\'s Commissariat of Education in 1928 in Baku, Children\'s Theater officially was launched in Azerbaijan. The first actors and directors of the theater were Aghadadash Kurbanov, Mammadaga Dadashov, Yusif Eminli, Mina Abdullayeva, Yusif Dadashov, Susanna Majidova, Jawahir Iskenderova, Suleyman Alasgarov, Huseynaga Sadikhov, K. Hasanov, Zafar Nematov, Maharram Hashimov, Alimammad Atayev and others.
Since July 18, 1936 in Baku Children\'s Theatre was renamed as Azerbaijan State Young Spectators Theatre basing on order of Azerbaijan People\'s Commissariat for Education, and named after Maxim Gorki.
During this period 513 new performance were staged in theater, and 33505 plays were shown and 8042000 spectators had been attracted. 
Since April 2009 after a major repair and renovation works and being equipped with new techniques and modern design of the building, Azerbaijan State Theater of Young Spectators continued its activity in two collectives:  the State Theatre of Youth and the Baku camera Theatre. Repertoire of the theater includes folk tale Beautiful Fatma, B. Marvin’s Sleeping Beauties, Ch. Dikkens’s Adventures of Oliver Twist, A. Shaig’s Mrs Tig-tig, M.F.Akhundzade’s Sarguzashti-vezir-khan–e-Lankaran, S.S.Akhundov’s, A. Shaig’s Gypsy girl, M.F.Akhundzade’s Hekayeti-khırs-quldurbasan, etc. plays.  

Address: Baku, Nizami Street, 72 Baku - 1000
Phone: (99412) 4938852, 4936578
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