Theatre «Et Cetera» was opened in 1993. Its founder and artistic director Alexander Kalyagin. It Repertory Theatre-house, but works on the modern model. It is open to "foreign talent", it employs the well-known Russian and foreign directors, known stage designers, artists.
The first performance, which the theater announced his birth, was "Uncle Vanya" (1992), put the honored artist. Russia A.Sabininym. Today in the repertory: "Shylock" Shakespeare's "King Ubu" Jarry, "Repress and Excite," Kurochkin, "The Death of Tarelkin" Sukhovo-Kobylin, "Fahrenheit 451," Bradbury, "Morphine" Bulgakov and others.
«Et Cetera» is not afraid to not only open up new names, but also to offer new solutions staged, theatrical ideas and forms - modern, interesting, unexpected. On its stage we staged plays such renowned filmmakers as Robert Sturua (Georgia) and Adolf Shapiro, Alexander Morfov (Bulgaria) and Oskaras Koršunovas (Lithuania), Wajdi Mouawad (Canada) and Dmitry Bertman, Roman Kozak and Alexander Galin, Mikhail Ugarov and Vladimir Pankow and many others. At the invitation of the theater included such famous artists as Alexander Filipenko, Viktor Wierzbicki, Maxim Leonids Yegor Druzhinin Igor Jacko, Sergei Dreyden.
Many of the performances of the theater becomes an event in the cultural life of the country. One of the recent premieres of theater - the award-winning Broadway musical and box office "The Producers." As wrote "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" about the performance of the theater: "I do not need to go to Broadway: on Butcher - better!". Premiere 2010 - the play "The Tempest" by Shakespeare, staged by Robert Sturua. The main role - Alexander Kalyagin.