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The Maria Zankovetska Drama Theatre

The Maria Zankovetska Drama Theatre is the national theatre with national repertoire.

The historic building housing this theatre was once the biggest in Europe, and the Theatre is the oldest in Ukraine. The Maria Zankovetska Drama Theatre is the national theatre with national repertoire. Count Stanislav Scarbek had the idea of building the theatre in 1818 but the work was not started until 1834 and the official opening was in 1842. At present the repertoire of the theatre consists of 39 performances, modern and classic. Among them there are the famous works of Shakespeare “Romeo and Juliet”, “Hamlet”, Flober “Madam Bovary”, L. Kostenko “Beztalanna”, Dostoyevsky “Idiot” and others. Zankivchany is a theatre with a high reputation its own traditions, rightly forming part of Ukraine’s history and culture.

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