Riga Russian Theater of Mikhail Chekhov (“Mihaila Čehova Rīgas Кrievu Тeātris” in Latvian), also known as “Riga Russian Drama Theater” until 2006 is the main Russian theater in Riga, also acting as one of main hubs of Russian culture in Latvia. It is also the oldest Russian drama theater located outside of Russian country. The theater was built in 1883 and over the course of its 120 year history it’s been seeing a stable development and credibility in the whole Baltic and Russian-speaking areas.

Recently renovated, looking beautiful both inside and outside, the “Russian Theatre of Mikhail Chekhov” is staging daily performances based on world-famous Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Ostrovsky or Milne plays. Opened almost daily, with ticket prices around 6-12 Ls and with student/senior discounts of around 30%, attending it s a definite must to for all fans of Russian culture while staying in Riga.


16 Kaļķu street,
Old Town, Riga

Working Hours

Mon/Tue: 12.00 – 22.00
Wed – Sun: 12.00 – 22.00


Phone number: +371 67225395
Website: www.trd.lv
E-mail: art@trd.lv
Twitter: www.twitter.com/RusTheatre_LV
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TRD

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