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Donetsk Puppet Theatre

Donetsk Puppet Theatre
Illicha Ave, 18, Donets'k, Donets'ka oblast, 83000
Phone: 38 (0622) 95-97-48

Over the years Donetsk Puppet Theatre has completed more than 200 new productions, over 10 of which were awarded with diplomas of prestigious festivals. Also today, the theater is in constant contact with the schools, orphanages and boarding schools of the Donetsk region. Puppet Theatre in Donetsk remains very popular among the inhabitants of the city and not far behind in popularity of the Drama Theatre of Donetsk and Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theater. Puppet Theatre in Donetsk is located in the Kalinin district, directly adjacent to the territory of the Donetsk National Medical University named after M. Gorky. Donetsk regional puppet theater was founded December 1, 1933. Its founders were outstanding Ukrainian master of the scene - the People's Artist of USSR Victor Dobrowolski (he was the first director of the theater), and People's Artist of Ukraine Lubov Gakkebush (artistic director).

Donetsk Academic Music and Drama Theatre

Donetsk Academic Music and Drama Theatre
Artema St, 74A, Donets'k, Donets'ka oblast, 83000
Phone: 38 (062) 305-32-66, 305-32-13, 305-28-63

In August 2001, for significant achievements in the development of Ukrainian theater movement, Donetsk Regional Ukrainian Music and Drama Theatre for the first time in the history of the Ukrainian independent state was given the status of the Academic. Donetsk Drama Theatre has been actively touring far beyond the Donbass. Today, in the current repertory there are classic Ukrainian and the world dramas, the modern drama. The theater is located in the city center, close to the central square of Donetsk - Lenin Square, as well as such attractions as the Donbass Palace and the Donetsk Philharmonic. The building of theatre has a restaurant.

Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theatre

Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theatre
Artema St, 82, Donets'k, Donets'ka oblast, 83000
Phone: 234-90-63

The building of Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theatre was designed in classical style, has the approach on three sides. The auditorium and lobby are decorated with stucco details. Originally intended for 1300, today the theater has 976 seats. Above the mezzanine and balcony of the auditorium, as well as in selected niches of the lobby set sculpted busts of composers, poets, playwrights and decorative vases. The theater's repertoire includes over 30 works of Ukrainian, Russian and Western classics: operas, ballets, operettas. Near the building of Donetsk Opera and Ballet Theatre in 2002 a monument of Solovyanenko Anatoliy was erected, in honor of which the theater is called.


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