The Moscow Theater “School of the Modern Play” is a drama theater founded in 1989 and located in Moscow.
The theater opened with a performance by Iosif Reichelgauz, “A man came to a Woman,” which premiered on March 27, 1989.
At the end of the same year, the theater received a building on Trubnaya Square (Neglinnaya Street, 29/14) in the distant past – the Hermitage restaurant. The theater has been performing in a hall with 380 seats in this building since 1990. In 1991, the first foreign tour of the “School of the Modern Play” took place – in Israel. In 1995 the theater toured Düsseldorf, Cologne, Bonn and Luxembourg; it also made an extensive tour of the United States.
In 1998, the performance of Joseph Reichelgauz’s “Lyubov Karlovna” opened the small stage of the theater – “Winter Garden” with a hall of about 200 seats.
At various times, actors Mikhail Gluzsky, Alexei Petrenko, Lyubov Polishchuk, Olga Yakovleva, Lev Durov, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, and Maria Mironova worked at the School of the Modern Play Theater; Sergei Yursky, Mikhail Kozakov, Stanislav Govorukhin and many other directors staged performances.
Working hours: daily, 12:00–23:00
Address: Neglinnaya street, 29, building 1, Moscow (Winter Garden Stage)
Nearest metro: Trubnaya, Tsvetnoy Boulevard.