About the Journal

Journal Problems of the theatre is a fundamental periodical publication, a leader in the field of Dramatic art, Theatre studies, Aesthetics, History, Sociology and Economics of theatre. It is devoted to the topical problems of the theatre and continues the tradition of the almanac, which was published in the State Institute for Art Studies from 1965 to 1993, and then in 2000-ies.

The contents of the journal’s issues demonstrate a keen interest in contemporary Russian and World Theatre and in the main tendencies of the theatrical process. Its publications reveal true professionalism and artistic quality, the lack of involvement and the breadth of the authors' views, objective approach to the subject of the analysis.

The State Institute for Art Studies publishes the journal with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

The journal is published in four issues per year (two issues in one volume, 24 p. l. each).

The main sections of the journal correspond to the Nomenclature of scientific specialties for which academic degrees are awarded:
17.00.01 — Theatre art
17.00.04 — Fine and decorative art and architecture
24.00.01 — Theory and history of culture
09.00.04 — Aesthetics
09.00.13 — Philosophic anthropology, philosophy of culture

ISSN 0507-3952

The certificate of registration of mass media
PI ¹ FS77-30075 dated 24.10.2007.

Subscription index in the United catalogue "Press of Russia" — 39877

The edition is registered in Russian science citation index. Obligatory copy of the publication is delivered to the Information Telegraph Agency of Russia (ITAR-TASS).