There is Regional puppet theater named after A.Djurayev functioning in Samarkand city which was based in 1978. The staff of theater consists of fifty three people. These are creative and technical specialists.
In the theater there played performances for children. This is "Morozko" and "Thumbelina" of Z.Diarov, "Flutist Santa" of I.Sultanov, "Tsarevna Matveevna" of I.Grigoryev. At theater performances «Adventure of Mollie horse» of S. Galkin, «Princess and goblins» of Borodino. Very interesting performances of theater – «Tricks of Batyr» of B. Umrzakov, «Adventures of Bakibay» of A.Boboliyev, «Good and bad» of M. Ibragimov, «Adventures of khodji Tamtam» of B. Mukhammadiyev, and also «A show of master puppeteer and playing on dolls» of I.Djumanov.
The director of the theater is – B. B. Mukhammadiyev. Main artist of theater is – N.T.Sultanov.
The theater is located at the address: Samarkand city, Navoi Street, house 51.