The Satirical Theater stands as a cultural cornerstone, having carved its unique place within Bulgaria’s theatrical landscape since its inception in 1956. It’s not just a stage; it’s a space where humor reigns, connecting people, and weaving a sense of community through artistic expression. Here, audiences aren’t merely spectators; they’re welcomed as friends and active participants in a creative dialogue.
As the sole genre-specific theater in Bulgaria, it holds a distinguished status as an invaluable aesthetic asset, boasting an illustrious history shaped by celebrated actors, playwrights, directors, musicians, and artists. Renowned Bulgarian intellectuals have meticulously crafted its aesthetic criteria, shaping its distinctive identity and endearing it to the public. This theater has been a canvas for artistic collaborations not only with Bulgarian talents but also with directors from various countries like Russia, Romania, the Czech Republic, Serbia, and France.
The Satirical Theater has served as the training ground and platform for some of Bulgaria’s most iconic theater and cinema personalities. Legends like Georgi Kaloyanchev, Stoyanka Mutafova, Tatiana Lolova, and many others have graced its stage, leaving an indelible mark. Yet, it’s not just about its illustrious past; a new generation of theatrical talents is taking up the mantle, preserving and evolving the theater’s prestigious legacy.
This theater isn’t just a cultural institution; it’s a living, breathing reflection of Bulgaria’s artistic soul, where humor becomes a powerful tool to navigate life’s challenges and unite people from diverse walks of life.
Opening hours of the Ticket Office:
Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m
More about the site:
Sofia, 26 Stefan Karadzha St