Address: 5300 Gabrovo, Timok str. 2
Phone: +359 66 806722
‘Racho Stoyanov’ Drama Тheatre makes its performances in the building of ‘Aprilov Palauzov’ Community Centre. The theatre was founded on October 10th 1945 as a successor of the traditions dating from 1923 when at ‘Aprilov-Palauzov’ Community Centre a small amateur theatre troupe was created and in 1929 the Municipal Theatre was established by amateur artists. Names of noticeable actors entered the artistic biography of the Drama Theatre such as: Nevena Kokanova, Violeta Minkova, Lachezar Stoyanov, Katia Zehireva and Ventsislav Kissyov. Bulgarian titles, both classic and modern, have always been a priority in its repertoire, with the comedies taking the leading position. The theatre has participated in a number of prestigious festivals in Switzerland, Macedonia, Albania, Russia, Hungary and Slovakia. It is the chief organizer of the International Festival of Comedy Show which is held in May, every odd year.