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Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatre



Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatre named after S. Vurgun since 1920 worked under the name of Baku Free promotion –critique theatre since 1920, as Baku Workers’ Theatre since 1923. And since 1938 it is called as Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatre. In 1956 the theater was named after S. Vurgun.
Theatre had staged during 1925-30 plays like Lyubov Yarovaya (K. Trenyov), Rebellion (B. Lavrenyov), etc. In 1930-40-theater’s repertoire were enriched with works like Don Carlos (F.Schiller), Romeo and Juliet (W. Shakespeare), Living corpse (L. Tolstoy), etc. 
Staged during 50 years, Aydin (J. Jabbarli), Bathroom (V. Mayakovski) and other performances were evaluated as a creative achievement of the theater. 
In general, the Russian Drama Theatre has always own importance in the cultural life of Azerbaijan.  
At the present at stage of the theater works of the world classics and t writers of Azerbaijan are staged. Repertoire of the theater includes  L. Qers’ s These free butterflies, Elchin’s Lessors of the hell”, W. Shakespeare\'s King Lear, J. Anuy’s Lark, A. Chekhov” Gull, L. Razumovskaya’s Marriage agency 1 +..., Y. Lomovchev’s  Dance of the seven bedsheets”, M. Ibragimov’s, Your Excellency Rolls-roys\', V. Neverov’s Guess the tale. 
The well-known actors like Fuad Poladov, Nodar Shashıqoglu, Haji Murad Yegizarov, Mabud Maharramov,  Lyudmila Dukhovnaya work in theatre. 
Theatre makes performances not just for adults but for children, too 

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