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 Tashkent State Theatre of Musical Comedy

  Tashkent State Theatre of Musical Comedy was established in 1972. The theatre celebrated its first theatrical season on August 4, 1973 with “The Merry Widow” operetta by I. Straus.

 Today the theatre repertoire includes such successful performances as “The Bat” (by I. Straus), “The Merry Widow” (by F. Legar), “Bayadera”, “Mariza”, “Princess of circus”, “Silva” and musical comedies “The Love Spin” (by D. Ilin and V. Lukashov), “My Dear Pamella”, “The kidnapped Bride”, “Hanuma” (by Giya Kancheli), “Kreshinsky’s wedding”(by L. Kolker).

  The theatre poster is rich with original works of Uzbek composers and playwrights. Musical comedies: “Aunt, I marry” (by A. Ikramov), “The pilgrim in love” (by E. Salihov), “The heart on the palm” dedicated in commemoration of the Uzbek national artist Batir Zokirov .

  The theatre is also engaged in vast concert activities. Concert programs include fragments of classic performances and contemporary repertoire. Great attention is paid to the repertoire for children and young people. These are: “Bremen musicians” (by G.Gladkov), “Cat in boots”, “Morozko”, “The bewitched Crystal” and others are successful among young spectators.

  It is important to note that Tashkent State Theatre of Musical Comedy is the only theatre of this genre in Central Asia region. The theatre’s staff is paid attention to the enrichment of the repertoire with more outstanding and original works not only the authors of world classics but also modern, including Uzbek composers and playwrights.


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