Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre

Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre

Working hours: CLOSED until late June / early July 2015


Services: Parking for around 15 cars.  Accessible for disabled people with 10 wheelchair spaces. Toilets (but not accessible). No theatre bar or restaurant but plenty of bars and restaurants nearby.


The staff speaks: Georgian, Russian, English, Turkish



Ticket: 8-10 Gel

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  • Tel.: (+995): 0 422 27 06 14
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Batumi State Drama Theatre named after Ilia Chavchavadze, is situated in the city center and was opened in 1952. It is the oldest drama theater in Ajara. The theater is considered the center of the cultural and artistic life of the city and the region.

The artistic director of the theater is the winner of numerous awards Mr. Andro Enukidze.

Theatrical performances include a variety of genres: comedy, tragedy, phantasmagoria, plays and performances for children and young people.

Performances are conducted in Georgian language; before each performance, the tourists are given the performance summary in English, Russian and / or Turkish, so that they can also visit and enjoy live theatrical performances.

The theater is designed for 520 spectators. There are restoration works going on there at the moment (from 2015 to 2017). However, theatrical company continues to operate and conduct their performances in the new theater, which has 120 seats. During this period, the troupe also tours extensively.

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