Kiev, Kiev academical puppet show theatreKiev academical puppet show theatre is one of two Marionette theatres operating in Kiev.
Kiev academical puppet show theatre is one of two Marionette theatres operating in Kiev. In October, 1927 at Kiev Children's Theatre named after I.Franko (Theatre of Young Spectator in Lipki), the first Puppet show theatre of Ukraine was opened.
There is a studio of puppeteers training operating under Kiev puppet show theatre, and special courses "the actor with a marionette at stage" and "the actor of marionette theatre", where actors for country marionette theatres are trained, - under Kiev college of variety-circus art.
On a hillock, opened to view, the fantastic lock with turrets and spires rises. Amazing fountain works at the square in front of the theater: in its centre a huge flower spreads its petals and a tiny girl sits inside - Thumbelina.
Today Theatre repertoire contains such performances as: Decameron, Wood song, Dock worker and the King, Divine comedy, Masha and the bear, Secret of Queen of roads, Gentleman Kotsky, Puss in Boots, Cinderella, Thumbelina, Ugly duckling and others.
Phone: +38(044) 278 58 08
Working hours: from 11:00 till 19:00; day off - Monday, lunch break from 14:00 till 15:00
How to get: go to metro station Maydan Nezalezhnosti, go downwards Kreschatik to European square, turn to Grushevsky street