KEYWORDS TODAY:   UkraineEuropean ElectionsSouth Stream

Famous Bulgarian Theater Director Krikor Azaryan Dies at 75

Society » OBITUARIES | December 14, 2009, Monday // 09:56| Views: 2874 | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: Famous Bulgarian Theater Director Krikor Azaryan Dies at 75 Krikor Azaryan, one of the most talented theater directors in Bulgaria, has made history with dozens of productions. Photo by BGNES

Professor Krikor Azaryan, a prominent Bulgarian theater director and lecturer, has died at 75 following a battle with a serious disease.

Even in his last days he managed to finish yet another memorable project and to see the ovations for the Cherry Orchard, a play by Anton Chekhov, at the National Theater.

Azaryan was born on March 15, 1934 in the town of Plovdiv. He was a professor and a lecturer at the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts.

Most of the plays that he has directed were staged at the Military Theatre in Sofia.

Obituaries » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Krikor Azaryan
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria