Belarus post issued the stamp featuring the Brest Academic Drama Theatre as a part of the series Theatres of Belarus.
The Brest Academic Drama Theatre was founded in 1944 as the Brest regional drama theatre named after the Lenin Komsomol of Belarus with its company made up of graduates of the Moscow City Drama College.
Since 1992 it was called the Brest Drama Theatre, since 1995 — the Brest Drama and Music Theatre and since 2005 — the Brest Drama and Music Theatre named after the Lenin Komsomol.
In 2005 the theatre was given the title “The Honoured Collective of the Republic of Belarus”.
In 2009 the theatre was awarded the “Academic” status. From this time on its name is the State Institution «The Honoured Collective of the Republic of Belarus “Brest Academic Drama Theatre named after the Lenin Komsomol of Belarus».
Since 1996 the theatre organizes the largest in Belarus International theatre festival “Belaya Vezha” which annually hosts theatre groups from more than 20 countries.
The project was prepared in cooperation with the Drama Theatre.
Title: Brest Academic Drama Theatre of Belarus
Date of Issue: 11 September 2015
Source: Belarus Post