The Pushkin Pskov Academic Drama Theater - a branch of the National Drama Theater of Russia (Alexandrinsky Theater) - is one of the leading theaters in the regions, in demand not only by Pskovites and guests of the city, but also by the best theater festivals.
The artistic director of the theater is Dmitry Meskhiev, Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation.
In 2021 the Pskov Drama Theater became a structural subdivision of the National Drama Theater of Russia (Alexandrinsky Theater).
The activity of the Pskov Drama Theatre goes beyond the boundaries of the stage space: it is not only a theater, it is a cultural center that attracts people who are active, curious and interested. The theater has a lecture hall "Vetka", a travel club named after Gleb Travin "Pathways", film club "Milk and Hay", gallery "WorkShop" and children's theater workshop "Nails".
The theater's repertoire includes performances by such directors as Anton Fedorov, Pyotr Shereshevsky, Airat Abushakhmanov, Sergey Potapov, Dmitry Meskhiev, Semyon Serzin, Talgat Batalov, Alessandra Giuntini, Yulia Peresild and others.