Theater 199 was established on June 12th , 1965. It has one chamber hall. That which sets it apart from the very beginning is that it's the first theater in our country not to have a full-time creative troupe. For more than 55 years, more than 550 actors have appeared on its stage in more than 300 productions.
The repertoire policy of Theatre 199 is to present the best plays of contemporary Bulgarian and world playwrighting. It currently includes plays by Amy Herzog; Anatoly Krim; A. P. Chekhov; Nicholas Wright; Stefan Vogel; Donald Margulies; August Strindberg; David Lindsay-Aber; Tennessee Williams; Jordi Galceran; Christina Clemente; Jess, Adam Daniel; George Orwell, Tancred Dorst, Mika Myllyaho, John Logan, Joanna Murray-Smith.