The State Puppet Theatre in Plovdiv was found in 1946. It is a repertory theatre, financed by The Ministry of Culture and supported by Plovdiv Municipality. It's praised with the First Degree Award “Cyril and Methodius”. In 2017 the theatre made its 70th theatrical season and during these years more than 325 titles had been presented.
Every year about 5 new performances are produced and played in front of no less than 40 000 spectators. The State Puppet Theatre has toured in more than 40 countries, taking part in many international festivals and is a laureate of more than 80 prestigious awards. Six of the performances of the theatre are included in the “Golden Fund” of Bulgarian National Television.