One of the newest theaters in Saint Petersburg
Theater on Vasilyevsky is one of the newest in St. Petersburg. The Russian state public theater on Vasilyevsky Ostrov was founded in 1756. Present Theatre on Vasilyevsky, being the successor of nice cultural traditions, states itself as a modern, successfully developing creative collective.
The Theatre of Satire on Vasilyevsky became known in the city and in the country over a short period of time. Its performances managed to become theatrical sensation, to get the awards "Triumph", "Zolotaya Maska" and "Zolotoy Sofit". In days of celebration of anniversaries of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War the theater constantly carries out an action "Front Concerts" (songs, verses, dances of military years) for city and region residents.
There is domestic and foreign classics, modern dramatic art, drama and comedy, farce and classical melodrama, and also children's performances - for kids and for teenagers in repertoire of theater. Traditional theatrical forms on the theater's stage adjoin to sharp experiment, original scenic concepts. The theater lets out some premieres every season takind care of expansion of its repertoire.
The theater on Vasilyevsky took its own place in the cultural landscape of the city and country. The theater became the real island of hope, love to a person, beliefs in his best spiritual aspirations.