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Opera and Ballet Theater (Nizhny Novgorod): about the theater, troupe, repertoire

The Opera and Ballet Theater (Nizhny Novgorod) has existed since the first half of the 20th century. His repertoire includes classics and works by Soviet composers. In addition to operas and ballets, there are operettas and musicals.

Cultural life of the capital of the Volga region

Theaters in Nizhny Novgorod enjoy a hugepopular with residents and visitors of the city. They are famous for their productions and actors all over the country. In total, 15 theaters operate in the city today. They are all different, each has its own repertoire, its own audience.

List of theaters in Nizhny Novgorod:

  • Youth Theater.
  • "Piano".
  • State Academic Puppet Theater.
  • "Comedy".
  • Opera and Ballet Theater named after A.S. Pushkin.
  • Studio "Progress".
  • Chamber Theater of Opera and Musical Comedy named after V.T. Stepanova.
  • "Raspberry ridge" (plastic and pantomime).
  • The Drama Theater named after Maxim Gorky.
  • "Vera".
  • Culinary "Theater with taste".
  • "Zoo".
  • Educational theater of the school named after Evgeny Evstigneev.
  • "Transfiguration."
  • Two folk theater.

About the Opera and Ballet Theater

opera and ballet theater of Nizhny Novgorod

The Opera and Ballet Theater (Nizhny Novgorod) opened in1935 year. Years of formation fell on the ambiguous Stalin era. Then there was the war and the period of a heavy return to peaceful life. In the 60-70s of the last century it became the center of the cultural life of the city. In addition to masterpieces of world classics, the repertoire included works by Soviet composers A. Rybnikov, T. Khrennikov, S. Prokofiev, A. Petrov, A. Khachaturyan and others. Since 1986, the Nizhny Novgorod opera hosts a festival of national significance among the ballet artists "Boldin Autumn". The famous director Boris Pokrovsky began his career in the Nizhny Novgorod opera. Artists of the theater successfully toured around the world.


theaters of Nizhny Novgorod

The Opera and Ballet Theater (Nizhny Novgorod) offers its spectators the following performances:

  1. "Old photo".
  2. "With love to a woman."
  3. "Silvia".
  4. "La Traviata".
  5. «White Acacia».
  6. The Cossacks.
  7. "Terem-Teremok".
  8. "Love Stories".
  9. "Bat".
  10. "Mermaid".
  11. The Esmeralda.
  12. "Mr. X".
  13. «Per Gynt».
  14. "Mozart and Salieri."
  15. "Three piglets".
  16. Cherevichki.
  17. "Coco Chanel".
  18. "Boris Godunov".
  19. Mazeppa.
  20. "Floria Tosca".
  21. "Bakhchisaray Fountain".
  22. "Wait for me".
  23. "Juno and Avos".
  24. "Aida".
  25. "The Bremen Town Musicians".
  26. "Swan Lake".
  27. "Madame Butterfly".
  28. "Nutcracker".
  29. "Maestro Dunaevsky".
  30. "Faces of love, or Casanova."
  31. «The Sevastopol Waltz».
  32. "Snow White".
  33. Count Nulin.


The Opera and Ballet Theater (Nizhny Novgorod) has assembled on its stage a whole galaxy of remarkable artists.

Troupe of the theater:

  • U. Starkova.
  • I. Leus.
  • A. Silchuk.
  • A. Ippolitov.
  • A. Borodaeva.
  • A. Koshelev.
  • J. Dubrovin.
  • P. Smaev.
  • N. Maslova.
  • D. Markelov.
  • E. Myakisheva.
  • A. Sharovatova.
  • V. Ryauzov.
  • M. Bolotov.
  • M. Snigur.
  • E. Efremova and others.
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