National Drama Theater to stage patriotic play [PHOTO]
By Laman Ismayilova
The Azerbaijani State National Drama Theater will stage a patriotic play "The Way of Victory" on June 25-26.
The theater production is dedicated to the Second Karabakh War, Azernews reports citing Azertac.
The author and director of the play is People's Artist Azar Pasha Nematov, artist Ilham Elkhanoglu, composer- People's Artist Siyavush Karimi, director - Emil Asgarov, and assistant director Narmin Hasanova.
People's Artists Nuraddin Mehdixanli, Ali Nur, Honored Artists Hijran Nasirova, Elxan Guliyev, Matanat Atakishiyeva, Mirza Aghabayli, Elnar Garayev, Anar Heybatov, Ayshad Mammadov, Matlab Abdullayev, Elshan Rustamov, Rashad Bakhtiyarov, actors Elchin Afandi, Xadija Novruzlu, Ilaha Hasanova, Ilyas Ahmadov, Afat Mammadova, Aylin Hashimova, Elsevar Rahimov, Gorc Gafarov, Tural Ibrahimov, Ramin Shikhaliyev, Elnur Gadirov, Jumshud Zeynalov, Javidan Novruz, and Vusal Mustafayev will perform on the theater stage.
Azerbaijan National Drama Theater opened its doors in 1873. The comedy "Vizier of Lankaran khanate" was staged there.
Actors such as Huseyn Arablinski, Muxtar Dadashov, Jahangir Zeynalov, Mirzaagha Aliyev, Sidgi Ruhulla, Alasgar Alakbarov, Adil Iskandarov, Barat Shakinskaya, Leyla Badirbayli, and other famous actors played at the theater.
Plays to works of Jafar Jabbarli, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Ali bey Huseynzada, Najaf bay Vazirov, Huseyn Javid, Sabit Rahman, Nariman Narimanov, Ilyas Afandiyev, as well as to works of other world classics such as Shakespeare, Schiller, Moliere, Dumas, Hugo, Balzac, Pushkin, Lermontov, Tolstoy, Gogol were staged in the theater.
The theater workers successfully toured Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Germany, Cyprus, and other countries.
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