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Dear Audience of the Ilkhom Theater!

Dear friends! Dear Ilkhom audience!

Due to the pandemic, following order 01-11-15-615 of the Ministry of Culture of Uzbekistan, beginning March 17th, the theatre has decided to suspend all activity and cancel all plays scheduled for March 2020. (more…)


Perhaps the most significant event in the beginning of this year in the theatrical life of the Uzbekistan’s capital city was the appeal of the Ilkhom Theater to the general public published on February 12, 2020. The famous theater, founded back in 1976, could survive even after the brutal murder of Mark Wail, the founder of the theater– the famous director in the post-Soviet era.
But today the fate of the theater depends on the decision of the authorities and the new owner of the building where the Ilkhom Theater rents premises. As stated in the appeal of the theater staff, they don’t have the means and opportunities to acquire a new building and recreate the theater in it again, and the loss of their space actually means a death sentence to the Ilkhom Theater. (more…)

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“Academy of Laughter” (“Fеather on the sand”)

Two of the Ilkhom Theatre’s leading actors, Vladimir Yudin and Aleksey Piscov, will present Maksim Fadeyev’s project based on the play “Academy of Laughter” by contemporary Japanese playwright, actor, and director Koki Mitani. (more…)
2 April 18:30

“Romance unleashed”

The basic of a new performance is a novel “Eugenie Onegin”, who in the interpretation of Mark Weil has become an original structure. It's unusual because there are lots of the main heroes. (more…)
3 April 18:30

“Solo for a woman with a piano”

A fabricated story about Marlene Dietrich’s rehearsal of her last concert. Her numerous fans convinced “the living legend”, who had left the stage, to return and give her final concert. (more…)
4 April 18:30

“Three tall women”

Written by Edward Albee - three time laureate of the Pulitzer Prize, one of the most prolific American playwrights, whose plays are successfully performed around the world for over half a century, almost all are dramaturgical bestsellers. “Three Tall Women” won Albee one of his Pulitzer’s in 1994. (more…)
8 April 18:30

“White White Black Stork”

"WHITE WHITE BLACK STORK" Inadvertently startling storks - their own children, not adults broke the nest, and life itself. This performance of "Ilkhom" has risen to the heights of Shakespeare. (more…)
9 April 18:30


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The play "Ghosts" was written by Henrik Ibsen in 1881. The characters in the play experience the highest peaks of passion and bitterly pay for them. (more…)


Musical - poetic evening "Sergei Yesenin. Heavenly Drummer", dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian poet. (more…)

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"Phaedra" is a collaborative project between the Soundrama studio, the Omnibus ensemble, and the Ilkhom theatre. The mythological plot of this ancient tragedy tells the story of a mother's forbidden passion for her stepchild, and acquires new facets in Tsvetaeva's interpretation. (more…)

“Rain Behind The Wall”

The theater of Mark Weil “Ilkhom” with the support of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Prince Claus Fund of the Netherlands present the premiere play Rain Behind The Wall (written by Yuri Klavdiev). (more…)


“Our Makhalla”

"Our Mahalla" is a compilation of the best artistic endeavors of Ilkhom's Studio VII, brought together into one composition. (more…)

“Tin drum”

On May 26th and 27th, the Ilkhom Theatre will premiere "The Tin Drum" - a production based on Nobel prize laureaute, and German writer Günter Grass' novel, which brought him world fame. (more…)

“Seven moons”

Seven Moons written by Alisher Navoi is a poetic, Sufi parable about the mysterious equilibrium of fame and infamy, greatness and humiliation, about a shah who once had everything, but lost it all because of his regal pride. (more…)

“Tortilla Flat”

musical in two acts on John Steinbeck`s novel of the same name
“Tortilla Flat” in “Ilkhom” this is the performance about how in people, who live doggy life, humanity does not die but rise to life and how kind, sincere dogs set an example to us, people, reminding that we are not a pack. (more…)

“Golden Dragon”

"Golden Dragon" - a tragicomedy by German playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig, recognized in Germany, as the best play in 2010. The first text of the play sounded at the Ilkhom Theater of Mark Weil before an audience in the form of theatrical improvisation in November, 2013. (more…)


Franz Kafka's unfinished novel entitled "Castle", is considered to be one of the most prominent and mysterious works of 20th century world literature. (more…)

“Cabaret Studio X”

Ladies and gentlemen! Madame’s and Monsieur’s! We present to you the Ilkhom Theatre’s tenth studio release play “Cabaret Studio X”! In the cabaret’s program we will present to you the best work of our students developed (more…)


Artyom Kim’s Laboratory presents a collaborative project of the Ilkhom Theatre and the Omnibus Ensemble, a rollercoaster of a production: “Symphony” (more…)

“Heart of a dog”

An unprecedented creature will be born on stage of Tashkent's Ilkhom Theatre of Mark Weil. In the presence of the audience, a new heart will begin to beat. The question is - does this heart belong to a dog or a human? (more…)


Artem Kim's laboratory and Mark Wail's Ilkhom Theater present: "Tomorrow". February 15 and 16 the premiere of a new play by Nikita Makarenko with music by Ashot Danielyan. (more…)


Artem Kim's laboratory and Mark Wail's Ilkhom Theater present: "Tomorrow". February 15 and 16 the premiere of a new play by Nikita Makarenko with music by Ashot Danielyan. (more…)