Opened in 1932 and was named after poet, composer, and philosopher Abay Qunanbayuli. This magnificent building is both important in its own architecture, but also in the many Kazakh stars it has produced.
Founder (1934) and first director – Eugeny Brusilovsky who created eight national operas and a ballet (“Kyz-Zhibek”, “Yer-Targhyn”, “Aiman-Sholpan”, “Birzhan and Sara”, “Kamar-sulu” and others). The major partner of the theatre is Kazkommertsbank.
Almaly Metro Station is within a 3 minute walk.
Coffedelia Coffee House is a 5-10 minute walk, Barbaris Restaurant is a 5 minute walk, Madlen Coffee House is a 10 minute walk, Coffeemania Coffee House is a 10 minute walk, Wild Asia Restaurant and Lounge bar and Enotheque Via Del Mondo Restaurant are both a 15 minute walk away.
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