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City Puppet Theatre

    Address:1 а, Mykhaila Hrushevskoho str.
    Phone:044 278 04 99
    Web:http://www.akadempuppet.kiev.ua/
  • Kyiv Academic Puppet Theatre was founded on October 27, 1921 on initiative the People’s artist of Ukraine О.Volomarsky and І.Dyeyeva.

    The first actors in history of theatre which put beginning to the best traditions of troupe were F. Andriievska, М. Kozlovsky, О. Mykhailov, Z. Zalizniak, I. Vyshnevska, Т.Vanyetsova, G.Soroka, Ya.Zhovynskyi.

    The mastery of puppeteers of the groups was acknowledged in 1937 year during the 1st All-union festival of puppet theaters: the theater won 1st place for performances "Magic grain" and "Leiser der Breiser".

    Already in 1946 there is the first post-war presentation of theatre outside Kyiv. A favourite collective which was that time headed by М. Tobilevych, daughter of I.Karpenko-Kary went back to children. In 1946 the theater got the 1 Prize at All-Ukrainian review of puppet theaters for performance "Wolf and seven goats", that confirms the considerable creative successes and achievements of the theatre.

    The modern Kyiv state puppet theatre is worthy of its glorious predecessors. The deep understanding of modern puppet-play, large creative culture, bright vividness and poetry distinguish the Kyiv state academic puppet theatre among from other theaters. Today the performances of theatre are held in a remarkable building, built in recent times.

    ticket price – 40-50 UAH        

    Меtrо: «Маidan Nеzalezhnosti», «Poshtova Ploshcha»

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