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First Actress with Down Syndrome Gets Role in Prestigious National Theater of Greece

The Greek National Theatre hired last week, for the first time in its long history, an actress with Down syndrome to participate in a theatrical production in Athens. Loxandra Loukas, a Thessaloniki-based actress, signed a contract to play in the...

Greek Actor Minas Hatzisavvas Passes Away at 67

Beloved Greek actor Minas Hatzisavvas passed away on Monday, November 30 after being hospitalized at Evangelismos Hospital in Athens. Over the last few days, the 67-year-old actor had remained hospitalized, after falling into a coma caused by a serious...

Greek Actress Voula Zouboulaki Passes Away

One of the most important Greek theater and cinema actresses, Voula Zouboulaki, passed away on Monday afternoon at the age of 91 years old. Zouboulaki came from Chania in Crete, but she was born in Egypt on September 24,...

Rex in Downtown Athens to Be Transformed into Theater Complex

The National Theater of Greece was granted the right to use the Rex theater building in downtown Athens, as part of the efforts to reinvent Omonoia Square and the surrounding area. An Athens court has ruled that the National Theater will be able...

Greek National Theatre in China

  Sotiris Chatzakis, artistic director of the National Theatre of Greece, was invited to Beijing to attend the 2nd International Master Workshop of Theatre and Theatre Companies Management from June 6 to 8 which was organized by the China Collaborative Innovation Center...

Miranta Oikonomidou Passed Away

At the age of 93 the great actress Miranta Oikonimidou passed away. She was one of the founder members of the National Theater of Northern Greece. Born in 1920 in Athens, she studied at the Drama School of the National...