Hrachya Ghaplanyan Drama Theatre

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Hrachya Ghaplanyan Drama Theatre
Հրաչյա Ղափլանյանի անվան դրամատիկական թատրոն
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AddressIsahakyan Street 28
Yerevan
 Armenia
Coordinates40°11′20″N 44°31′12″E / 40.18889°N 44.52000°E / 40.18889; 44.52000
TypeTheatre
Opened1967
Website
Official website

Hrachya Ghaplanyan Drama Theatre (Armenian: Հրաչյա Ղափլանյանի անվան դրամատիկական թատրոն) is a municipal theatre founded in 1967 by Hrachya Ghaplanyan. It is located in the Kentron district of Yerevan, on 28 Isahakyan Street.

It was opened with a performance of Vsevolod Vishnevsky's "An Optimistic Tragedy" in 1967, directed by Hrachya Ghaplanyan.[1]

The theatre has toured Russia, the United States, Georgia, Bulgaria, Poland, England, Romania, and Hungary, and has participated in several Shakespeare festivals.

The theatre's program includes both classical and modern works, with over 100 plays having been staged in the theatre.

Today, there are 20 performances in the theatre's repertoire.[2]

Staff[edit]

Artistic Director

Since 1986, the theatre's artistic director has been Armen Khandikyan.[3][4]

Directors

Hrachya Harutyunyan, Grigor Khachatryan, Robert Harutyunyan, Armen Barseghyan and Jean-Pierre Nshanyan.[5]

Actors

The troupe includes Guzh Manukyan, Artur Utmazyan, Evelina Shahiryan, Robert Harutyunyan, Hrachya Harutyunyan, Luiza Ghambaryan, Lusine Kirakosyan, and others.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1967 Till Now". Yerevan Dramatic Theatre. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  2. ^ "About Us". Yerevan Dramatic Theatre. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  3. ^ VisitArmenia. "Dramatic Theater after Hrachya Ghaplanyan". VisitArmenia.travel. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  4. ^ "Art Director". Yerevan Dramatic Theatre. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  5. ^ "Directors". Yerevan Dramatic Theatre. Retrieved 2022-07-13.
  6. ^ "Actors". Yerevan Dramatic Theatre. Retrieved 2022-07-13.