Magzhan Zhumabaev is a figure of the Alash movement, a great poet, scientist, translator.He is an enlightened, national-liberation, democratic person. Magzhan devoted his poems to raising social issues, inviting people to art and education, and the topic of love. From the first steps of his poetry until his last breath, Magzhan Zhumabayev constantly discussed the theme of national liberation, making it the core of his poetry. The unity of the Turkic peoples was the golden thread of Magzhan poetry from the beginning.His life in the field of education, his love, his loyal service to the nation, the famine that swept the Kazakh steppe (1921-22) are the themes of the performance "Magzhan". In the performance, the audience sees the tragic fate of young Magzhan, Magzhan who is in love with life, Magzhan who suffered endlessly because of the plight of his country, put his head in danger, and the Kazakh people who were subjected to genocide several times.
The author of the idea and artistic director of the play “Magzhan” is Ainur Kopbasarova, the stage director is Davide Livermore (Italy), the director is Chiara Ocella, the stage designer is Eleonora Peronetti, the coordinator is Deidda Petra, the composer is Khamit Shangaliyev, the choreographer is Madina Muratpekova, the make-up artist is Adel Nurkasymova.
The cast of the young theater, which opened only last year, also consists of young people under 25 years old. Wrote the play "Magzhan" - a young playwright Almas Nusip. Most of the actors playing the roles are young people. Thus, we can say that the idea of Magzhan Zhumabaev: "I believe in youth" finds its continuation on the stage of the Turkestan Music and Drama Theater. Youth is our guiding star that leads to the future. Youth support is a special force that guarantees the viability and stability of the state.
Scientific consultant of the performance: Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Alashologist, Professor Mambet Koygeldiev. Cast: Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerkebulan Daiyrov, Laureate of the Serper Prize of the Youth Union of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zarina Karmenova, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan Karabalin Sagyzbay, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alimkhan Myrzakhan, Ali Marat, Aigerim Kairatkyzy and artists of the Turkestan Music and Drama Theater.