The Alexandrinsky Theatre is the oldest Russian national theatre. The date of establishment (the 30th of August 1756) became the birthday of Russian professional theatre.
What’s on the main stage
The masterpieces of foreign classics are presented at the stage of the Alexandrinsky theatre: “Hamlet”, staged by V.V. Fokin, “Taming of the shrew” by the director Oscaras Korshunovas and others. The connoisseurs of the Russian literature will be glad to watch famous plays “Uncle Vanya” “The Seagull” and “Inspector-General”. Festival directions and directions of guest casts are able to surprise and bring aesthetic enjoyment even to the most sophisticated theatregoers.
Tips and theatre regulations
Directions and parking
The legendary Alexandrinsky theatre is a true adornment of historical Petersburg. It is situated in the Catherine park at the Ostrovsky square. The convenient location is a solid advantage for theatregoers which use different means of transport:
The Alexandrinsky theatre is famous for luxurious interiors, rich decorations, and intricate system of stairs. Before the performance or during the intermissions you will have the opportunity to attend numerous halls of the Museum of Russian drama, collecting unique expositions of historical costumes, properties and furniture. If you wish you can buy porcelain dolls, ceramic masks and textiles.
In the forefront of the aesthetic enjoyment of the performance you will surely want to spend the evening in a cozy restaurant with good cuisine. The nearby outlets are at your disposal: “Yakitoria”, “Palkin”, Zar”, and “Warehouse № 5”. By booking through our call-centre you’ll get 5 % of the check to your cell phone.