National Theatre of Greece | Performances With English Surtitles

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National Theatre of Greece | Performances With English Surtitles
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No visit in Athens can be considered complete unless you witness its contemporary creativity! The National Theatre of Greece, a country’s leading cultural organization, invites you to check in for the ultimate artistic experience in Athens! For the Season 2019/20, the National Theatre has prepared more than 20 productions that satisfy all audiences: classical and contemporary plays, performances for young audiences, family seasonal shows, musicals, etc. Attend one or more of the following English-surtitled performances:

Where: At the Ziller Building’s Main Stage
When: Wednesday to Sunday


Based on the play of the phenomenal Luigi Pirandello, who knows best how to blur the borders between reality and fantasy. With Manos Hadjidakis’ legendary music score. Is there any reason to miss it?
Ends: 27/10/2019

A CHRISTMAS’ CAROL by Charles Dickens Jack

Thorne’s new adaptation of the popular novel turned into a must-see family musical! Original music by Thodoris Economou
From: 15/11/2019
Ends: 12/1/2020

MACBETH by William Shakespeare

No words necessary when it comes to a masterpiece! Directed by the NTG’s Artistic Director, Dimitris Lignadis, who holds the titular part as well. In co-production with the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus.
From: 7/2/2020
Ends: 8/3/2020

The LADY FROM MAXIMS’ by Georges Feydeau
The ingenious farceur bedevils his heroes… Yet once again! You are going to leave the theatre in tears – either from laughter or from anguish (we guarantee)!
From: 21/3/2020
Ends: 31/5/2020

Venue: Rex Theatre Stage:
Stage: “Marika Kotopouli”

THE MAN WHO LAUGHS, based on Victor Hugo’s magnificent novel.

The original Joker and his struggle for survival. Dark but charming, this adaptation combines music and theatre in the most interesting way!
Ends 10/11/2029

The NEW HOUSE by Carlo Goldoni

An insightful depiction of a life in debt. Rings a bell to anyone? Grandeur, lies, fake loves, greediness, opportunism, and so much more can be found in this timeless comedy.
From: 22/11/2019
Ends: 9/2/2020

Paper Moon by Michalis Reppas and Thanasis Papathanasiou

We wanted to add a new Greek comedy in our repertory and we opted for the best! We commissioned the duo Michalis Reppas and Thanasis Papathanasiou with it so that we don’t need to elaborate!
From 20/02/2020
Ends 31/5/2020

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  • Where: Ziller Building & Rex Theatre
  • Title: National Theatre of Greece | Performances With English Surtitles
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