The theater was named after the Great actress Vera Fedorovna Komissarjevskaya that built the "theater of the free actor, theater of the spirit" that contemporaries called St. Petersburg Moscow Art Theatre. Many theater actors well known to the Russian audience. This folk artists Russian Galina Karatkevich, Boris Sokolov, honored artists Yefim Kamenetsky, Valentina Panina, George Korolchuk, Natalia Danilova, Natalia Orlova Natalia Chetverikova, Anatoliy Gorin and others.
Since 1992, the artistic director of the theater. Komissarzhevskaya was Novikov. His theater is open to new ideas, so here puts on plays young directors. Invitation to the staging different directors attached to the internal mobility of the creative team, is the guarantor of artistic originality.
Genre diverse range of theater, on the poster - lyric comedy and drama, tragicomedy.