Welcome to only theater in South Lithuania region Dzukija!

Alytus City Theatre was founded in 1988. It is the only professional drama theatre in Southern Lithuania which has already presented a regularly updated repertoire for the 30th season.

The theatrical activities include performances for children, adults and young people, as well as social campaigns, educational programs and exhibitions. The theatre club ŽALIA (green) has been operating since 2015. It is a living connection between those who love the theatre, create for it and watch its performances.

Theatre is a member of an international theatre for children and youth association ASSITEJ. Since 2016 Alytus city theatre is a member of performing arts network IETM!

“Long Live the Comedy” festival takes place in November every year and lasting for two weeks.
On 2016 November 4 – 20 days will be held the V-th Festival!

Since 2012, every November a comedy festival Long Live the Comedy! is organized. This cultural and artistic event has become a phenomenon which awakens the audience’s need for culture and brings back a critical value of the comedy genre.

The festival strives to present to its audience a wide spectrum of forms through the comedy genre: drama, dance, music and street performances. During the four years, the festival showed more than 50 performances which attracted over 20 thousand viewers.

Last year the first competition of comedy plays was organized. Five best plays were presented to the audience in the festival club of professional actors COME.

During the two weeks of the festival, Alytus is filled with culture events. It becomes a place that provokes the audience to think, laugh and feel the pulse of culture.

This year, Alytus City Theatre for the first time organized the musical performances of the festival “Musical days in Alytus”.