Sofia Puppet Theatre
For more than 60 years the Sofia Puppet Theatre (Stolichen Kuklen Teatar) has been entertaining both young and old with its wonderful art. Every year, the theatre maintains over 20 titles in its repertoire, staging more than 500 performances and preparing up to 6 new plays each season, thus presenting high-quality shows for children and adults in front of more than 50 000 viewers annually. The troupe has won the love and faithfulness of its audience along with numerous national and international awards, building a reputation as a theatre of big artistic and professional achievements.
The theatre has two buildings – one on Gen. Gurko Str. and the other – on Yanko Sakazov Blvd. The first one has two lobbies, a 260-seat auditorium, a sound and lighting booth, a state-of-the-art audio recording studio, and administrative offices. The second venue has a lobby, a 202-seat auditorium and a sound and lighting booth.
The theatre’s artistic production has explored every genre and style from puppet miniature through music stories, pantomime, theatre of shadows, comedy, satire and grotesque to the heroic epic performance. The group of actors has played and maintains in its repertoire unforgettable plays based on a number of classic literary works.