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Maly Theater

  • 1 pl. Teatralnaya Map It
  • Kitai Gorod
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Updated 06/24/2013

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Writer Maxim Gorky (1868–1936), known as the father of Soviet socialist realism, once called this theater famous for its productions of Russian classics "the Russian people's university." It opened in 1824 and was originally known as the Little Imperial Theater (maly means "little"). Out front stands a statue of a beloved and prolific playwright whose works are often performed here, the 19th-century satirist Alexander Ostrovsky.

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1 pl. Teatralnaya, bldg. 1, Moscow, 125009, Russia

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Updated 06/24/2013


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