Russian Drama Theater named after Griboedov, Tbilisi
The Russian theatre in Tbilisi is more than 160 years old. Since the date of its creation in the end of the 19 th century it has been the light of Russian culture on Georgian soil. The theatre history remembers many great names: Georgy Tovstonogov, Nemirovich-Danchenko and Meierhold, Evgeny Lebedev, Pavel Luspekaev, Pyotr Fomenko and others. Two years ago the theatre celebrated the beginning of its 160th season. Today its repertoire contains well-known performances which are as popular as those shown on Moscow stages.