The history of the Moscow Armenian Theatre is rooted in an early 20-ies of XX century, when the house is a well-known Armenian benefactors graphs Lazarev began to work the Second (Armenian) theater drama Studio, headed by Lenin Suren Khachaturov (the elder brother of composer Aram Khachaturian)..
Cultural and educational life in the House of Lazarev was in full swing and evolved until 1952, and was savagely interrupted by the efforts of supporter of the Stalinist regime of Lavrentiy Beria.
the a New history of theatre
In 2002, exactly fifty years after closing, begins new story theater.
the Disciple and companion of S. Parajanov, theatre Director and actor Stepanyan has recreated the Studio and the theatre in the Lazarev house(where it was based in 2002 with the founding until 2010), continuing his great ancestors, keeping the tradition of their Studio and theater work.