Here we will gradually introduce theaters from the Soviet era as well as new theater groups. We start with the following:


IMG-20190604-WA0001Among the private, modern theaters that emerged in Almaty after Kazakhstan’s independence, the artишок, founded in 2001, occupies a prominent position. Some of the most innovative performances in Kazakhstan take place here. It sets accents with improvisation and interactive pieces as well as pantomime. artишок has won awards at international theater festivals across Europe, Russia and Central Asia. The venues are the large stage in Gogol str, 40 and the small basement stage in Kunaev 49/68.

The “La Bohême Theater and Café” is a creative place for music groups, theater productions, artists of various genres and trends, poets and writers.


A theater that is closely related to Vienna is the marionette theater in the Uzbek capital Tashkent: “Silk Route Marionettes“. The construction of the theater was professionally supported by Zinaida and Werner Hierzer. Werner Hierzer is director of the Schönbrunn Palace Marionette Theater in Vienna. Zinaida Hierzer herself comes from Uzbekistan.