Georgian Showcase Program

Program type: Georgian ShowCase Program
Beginning at: 20:00 - Thursday, 27 September
Location: Tumanishvili Film Actors’ Studio Theatre
Nino Sadgobelashvili

Edith Piaf

Director George Sikharulidze
Designer By Teo  Kukhianidze
Musical adaptation by Nino Sikharulidze
Assistant to the director Zvian Murvanidze


The Cast:

Maia Tsetskhladze; Abel Soselia (Actor of Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili State Drama Theatre); Tite Komakhidze; Kakha Kobaladze; Keti Egutidze, Zaal Goguadze; Dato Jakeli, Mamuka Manjgaladze


About Performance:

The young play writers Nino Sadgobelashvili’s play is about Edith Piaf’s last days. Legendary French singer’s psychological condition equally reflects ghosts and real people. It tells us about her biography, destiny and life.


Date of Premire:15.10.2017
Duration: 100 mitune, without intermission
The tour group: 25persons

Batumi Ilia Chavchavadze State Drama Theatre is located in the center of Batumi. It was opened in 1952 and is the oldest drama theatre in Ajara. To this day the Theatre is regarded as the center of cultural and creative life of the city and the region.

The Artistic Director of the Theatre is a distinguished stage director AndroEnukidze. Performances cover various genres: comedies, tragedies, phantasmagorias, performances for children and youth.

The Theatre seats 521 viewers. At present the repair works are in progress at the Theatre (2015-2017) and the company continues performing on “The New Stage”, an 85-seat theatre. The theater company frequently goes on tours as well. The new theatre is located at the following address: № 32, Melashvili Street, Batumi 6000, Georgia.

Contact information:
Theater art director:
Contact person: AndroEnuqidze
Tel: (+995) 555 366 399 ; (+995) 577 98 08 58
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Giorgi Sikharulidze

Director/Teacher / The Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University /

Art Director / Tumanishvili Film Actors Theater /

He has directed  more than 50 performances in different cities and Theaters of Georgia. Important performances: The "Provincial Story" / Havre, France, World Playwrights’ Festival; "Mariana Pineda" / Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre; "Anna Karenina" / Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre; "Christmas tomorrow" / theater of changes; "People of Yesterday" / Meskhishvili Theater; "Edith Piaf" / Joint project of Batumi Theater and Meskhishvili Theater / "Revisor" / Meskhishvili Theater
He Filmed "The Cotton Paradise". By him has performed musically up to 20 performances;   Also he made up to 20 jubilee evenings.


Prize of Theater Union (Georgia)  for best directing "Edith Piaf"

Kote Meskhishvili Award for performance Ana Karenina

Sandro Akhmeteli Award