The Theatre “ILKHOM” is the professional non-state theatre of Uzbekistan. The theatre was founded in 1976 by director Mark Weil and part of the group of Tashkent Theatre Institute graduates.
State Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Alisher Navoiy – is the only Bolshoi Theatre on the whole territory of Central and South-Eastern Asia.
The history of Youth Theatre of Uzbekistan (the former Theatre of Young Spectator) began in 1928 when the doctor S. Etien and the artist S. Malt decided to create the theatre and with the group of enthusiasts performed the play “Uncle Tom's Cabin” by motifs of famous novel by Harriet Beechet Stowe.
The theatre was founded in 1934 by Vasiliy Chirkin and Michail Vulkonskiy. They invited to the theatre troupe such famous actors of their time as A. Zagarova, E. Lenina, A. Shestakov, N. Firsov, L. Petrova, G. Zagurskaya, O. Andreeva and others.