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Today in History, Oct. 29

The building of the Mayakovsky Theater dates back to 1885. К.А. Фишер

91 years ago today, on Oct. 29, 1922, one of the first Soviet theaters opened its doors as the Revolutsii Theater with Vsevolod Meyerhold at its helm. The venue would later be renamed after the famous poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.

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