The Azerbaijani State Theater of Young Spectators has presented
a play Little Men.
Based on playwright Ilgar Fahmi's work, the play is directed by
Honored Artist Nijat Kazimov to mark the Memorial Day, Azernews reports.
The play was shown with the support of the IRELI Public
Vusal Rahim (art director), Isa Asadov (action choreographer),
Zaur Rashidov (musical design) were involved in the play
At the opening of the evening, the memory of the National Leader
Heydar Aliyev and the martyrs was honored with a minute of
Speaking before the start of the play IRELI chairman Shahin
Rahmanli, writer-playwright Ilgar Fahmi, chief theater director,
Honored Artist Nijat Kazimov noted that the Azerbaijani people
honor the memory of their martyrs, the heroic Azerbaijani warriors
who gave their lives in the fight for the territorial integrity of
The spectators, among whom were veterans of the Karabakh war,
families of martyrs, watched the performance with tears in their
eyes, and after it ended they awarded the artists with a flurry of
The audience gave a standing ovation to the theater team, which
included Honored Artists Shovgi Huseynov, Rasim Jafar, Elnur
Bahramkhan, actors Rashad Safarov, Anar Seyfullayev, Araz Pirimov,
Bahram Aliheydar, Nurlan Suleymanly, Khalig Bekirov, Huseyn
Bayramov, Umman Budagov, Ilkhan Sadigov, Ramig Nasirov, Mushfig
Aliyev, Jeyhun Mamedov and Mirzaagha Mirzoyev.
The Azerbaijani State Theater of Young Spectators plays an
important role in shaping the artistic and aesthetic taste of the
young generation. The theater has won a great sympathy for art
The theater officially started its activity on September 20,
From July 18, 1936, the Baku Children's Theater was renamed to
Azerbaijan State Theater of Young Spectators.
Aghadadash Gurbanov, Mammadaga Dadashov, Yusif Eminli, Mina
Abdullayeva, Yusif Dadashov, Susanna Majidova, Cavahir Iskandarov,
Suleyman Alasgarov, Huseynagha Sadikhov, Karim Hasanov, Zafar
Nematov, Maharram Hashimov, Alimammad Atayev were among the first
actors and directors of the theater.
The theater's Russian section started operating on November 6,
1928 with the play "Five People" by N.Smirnov and S.Sherbakov.
Azerbaijani section welcomed theater lovers on January 30, 1930
with the play "Against Red tie” by N.Ivanter.
The theater was awarded with the best antique performance at the
12th International Festival of Antique Art held in Simferopol,
performing G. Figueredo's "Aesop".
The actors also successfully performed "Othello" in the 32nd
International Fajr Festival held in Iran.
The theater actively participates in the propaganda of the
cultural achievements of Azerbaijan.
Over the past years, the theater has successfully staged such
spectacles as Sheikh Sanan (Huseyn Javid), Aydin (Jafar Jabbarli),
"Road to Makkah" (Jalil Mammadguluzadeh), "Cherry Garden" (Anton
Chekhov), Othello (William Shakespeare), "Aesop" (Guillermo
Figueredo), "Victoria" (Hamsun), "The trick of the Witch" (Y.
Schwartz), "Aladdin's magic lamp" (Arabian folktale), "The Last
train or Dogs" (I.Fahmi, O.Kazimi), "Nutcracker" (E.T.A. Hoffmann),