The theatre was founded on October 18, 1942 and inherited both the building and name of Vera Komissarzhevskaya, a great actress who gained her reputation as leading lady in Vsevolod Meyerhold performances during the late 19th century. The theatre continued working throughout the blockade of Leningrad. The theater strengthened the moral courage of citizens of Leningrad and helped them to survive. The theatre is interesting for its good troupe and original repertoire, became very popular in the city. It has received many national awards and gained worldwide recognition.
Komissarzhevskaya Theatre. Italyanskaya ul., 19, St.Petersburg, 191186