Ivan Vazov National Theater

Ivan Vazov National Theater (5 Dyakon Ignatiy Street, Sofia) – founded in 1904 and named after the prominent Bulgarian writer Ivan Vazov, this is Bulgaria’s largest theatre, as well as the oldest, and is the most imposing one in the country.  This theatre is one of the major landmarks in Sofia, due to its prime location and grandiose architecture.  It has a well-equipped main stage with 750 seats, a smaller 120-seat stage, and an additional 70-seat one on the fourth floor.  The theatre employs some of the country’s best actors and stage directors, many of whom are widely popular.  See the theater’s website for info on upcoming productions: