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Kazakh musical-drama theatre. Abay

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The East Kazakhstan regional Kazakh music and drama theatre named after Abai is located in the center of the city at the Astana square.

The official opening of the theatre-based drama troupe "Simak", was held in may 1934 with a performance of I. Dzhansugurov "Revenge". A huge role in the development of cultural institutions played K. dzhandarbekov, A. Bekov, J. Shanin, composer L. Khamidi and others. At the origins of musical-dramatic theater was K. Satpaev and M. Auezov.

On the stage were supplied to dozens of classical works of near and far abroad. Talented actors to the drama theatre today continue to adhere to the best traditions of the Directors and actors of the older generation. Currently in the theater of Abay employs 60 people, including three people's artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan: A. Zhanbyrbayev, B. and K. Imahanov sakieva; Honored worker of culture - B. Nogoibaev; Honored artist of the country. Bahtinov and many others.

The theatre runs a theatrical Studio, which is engaged in training young actors. Over a short period drama Studio has trained more than hundred masters of the stage, giving them a place in great art.

Music and drama theatre named after Abay in Semey city is the winner of many national festivals, as well as a laureate of the International theatre festival in Cairo.