History of the theater of Azerbaijan is old. Elements of theater, i.e. to play, read, act, talk, etc. aspects in this regard, so one judge that the history of Azerbaijani theater is more than three thousand years. The components pf theatre art - playwright, director, actor features - "Kosa-Kosa", "Joke", "Kilimarası", "Shah Salim game", etc. which gain the popularity among the people were staged in the square, as well as "Kosa bride, "Tapdiq shepherd", "Deer Game", "Witch" small spectacles were performed. This square performances, as well as three-act comedy "Lazy brother" with moral and educational significance for the own period proves that Azerbaijani theater has the independent history.
After two years since the first cinema show in France - in 1898 in Baku on June 21, in Vasil-Vyatski’s Theatre-Circus as part of the performance "People walk in Garden City", "Train into the railway station", "Baku street at morning" film-plots dedicated to Baku life were demonstrated.