Theater was founded in 1919. During fledging years there worked A. Blok, M. Gorky, A. Benois and M. Dobuzhinsky, K. Petrov-Vodkin, Yu. Annenkov, V. Shchuko. In early 1956 the theater was headed by Georgy Tovstonogov. His spectacles were outstanding events in theatrical life not only for Leningrad, but for all country. It was named after its director Tovstonogov in 1992.
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