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The Youth Theater, 1960s−1980s, Under the Leadership of Director Adolf Shapiro (1939)

Under director Adolf Shapiro’s artistic leadership, the Youth Theatre was one of Latvia’s major centres of culture and art in the 1960s−1980s. Over the thirty years’ period, it became known for its ever topical and innovative productions, which appealed not only to children and young people, but also older audiences with high intellectual and aesthetic standards.