Public Order (Badge of Honor) Russian Drama Theater

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Public Order (Badge of Honor) Russian Drama Theater
Государственный ордена «Знак почета» Русский драматический театр
A photograph of the Cheboksary Russian Drama Theatre taken in the 1980s
Cheboksary Russian Drama Theatre in 1980s
Public Order (Badge of Honor) Russian Drama Theater is located in Russia
Public Order (Badge of Honor) Russian Drama Theater
Public Order (Badge of Honor) Russian Drama Theater
Russian Drama Theater
AddressUlitsa Gagarina
Cheboksary
Chuvashia, Russia
Coordinates56°07′35″N 47°15′52″E / 56.126356°N 47.26435°E / 56.126356; 47.26435
Opened14 December 1922 (1922-12-14)
Website
link (in Russian)

Public Order (Badge of Honor) Russian Drama Theater is a theatre located in Cheboksary, Chuvashia, Russia. It was founded on 14 December 1922.

History[edit]

Russian Drama Theater in 2001

In the summer of 1918 in the house of a merchant of Cheboksary, was organized a Russian drama group. This group formed the basis of the troupe that opened the theatre in 1922. On 14 December 1922 started the first theatrical season of the Russian Drama Theater with the representation of Vasilisa Melentyeva based on the play by Alexander Ostrovsky. The first director of the theatre was I. A. Sloboda (Kukarnikov). In 1935, the theatre was directed by E. A. Tokmakov. From 1979 to 1989, as chief director worked M. Zilberman, then B. I. Nosovskiy, and now is Ashot Vaskonyan.

Order of the Badge of Honour

In 1952, for its 30th anniversary, and in 1972 for its 50th anniversary, the theatre was awarded by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR. On 9 December 1982 the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet awarded the Order of the Badge of Honour to the Russian Drama Theatre for its services in developing the theatrical art.

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