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Gogol Theatre, Moscow Theatre named after Nikolay Gogol (Moscow)

8A Kazakova Street, Moscow (tel.: +7 499 261-55-28, +7 499 262-92-14), Metro stations: "Kurskaya", "Chkalovskaya".

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http://www.gogoltheatre.ru

The Drama and Comedy Theatre managed by K. Golovanov was founded in 1925. It was destined to serve a numerous army of railway employees.

In 1930, the Theatre was handed over to the Main Administration for Literature and Art Affairs (Glaviskusstvo) at the RSFSR Ministry of Education (Narkompros).

In 1931, the Theatre was fully administered by the Central Committee of the Rail Union and renamed the Moscow Theatre of Transport at the Central Committee of Railroad.

In 1934, the Moscow Art Theatre No.2 assumed art direction for the Theatre.

In April 1935, the Theatre was named after Nikolay Gogol to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the writer.

What wonderful actors and directors the scene remembers! Aleksey Krasnopolsky, Ludmila Skopina, Viktor Khokhryakov, Boris Chirkov, Emiliya Milton, Igor Smislovsky, Vladimir Samoylov, Tamara Chernishova, and Leonid Utyosov enacted Shelmenko, the officer's servant, at this scene!

In 1939, the Theatre was renamed the Central Theatre of Transport. The main director was I. Petrov, the people's artist of the RSFSR.

From 1941 to 1943, the Theatre performed in the Transbaikal Military District and Mongolia.

In 1943, the Theatre got the building at 8A Kazakova Street.

In 1948, Ilya Sudakov took charge of the Theatre.

From 1953 to 1958, V. Goldfeld, the honoured art worker of the RSFSR, was the main director of the Theatre.

In 1958, P. Vasiliev, the honoured art worker of the RSFSR, became the main director of the Theatre.

From 1961 to 1965, the main director of the Theatre was an honoured art worker of the RSFSR A. Dunayev.

In 1965, B. Golubovsky, the people's artist of the RSFSR, took charge of the Theatre.

Since 1987, a people's artist of the Russian Federation S. Yashin has been the art director of the Theatre.

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Gogol Theatre, Moscow Theatre named after Nikolay Gogol



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