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Greek-Chinese Co-production of Play “Agamemnon” to Debut in Beijing

A new production of the play "Agamemnon," co-produced by the national theaters of China and Greece, will premiere at the National Theater of China in Beijing on Feb. 20. The announcement of the co-production was made by China's National...

Catch a Show from the National Theater at Athens Syntagma Metro Station

Another surprise thespian interlude awaits commuters in Syntagma metro station at noon on Thursday, when the cast of the National Theater appearing in Aristophanes' timeless ancient comedy "Lysistrata" have organized a "teaser" of the production that will go on...

Giannis Michalopoulos, One of the Greatest Greek Actors Dies at the Age of 89

Giannis Michalopoulos, considered one of the last of the greatest actors born during the Interwar period (1923-1940) lost his life at dawn due to cardiac arrest, on Friday, June 10. He was 89 years old. He was known for combining his theatre...

U.S. Ambassador to Greece Questions State-sponsored Play Based on Terrorist's Book

The U.S. Embassy to Greece has reacted against the decision of Greece's National Theater to stage a play that includes excerpts of a book by jailed terrorist Savvas Xeros. The play "The Nash Equilibrium" staged at the Experimental Stage of the National...

Greek National Theater Play Uses Passages from Terrorist's Book

The play "The Nash Equilibrium" staged at the Experimental Stage of the National Theater of Greece has created a controversy as it uses passages from a book by jailed terrorist Savvas Xeros. According to the press release, writer and director of...

National Theater to Visit Australia, 2015

The National Theater of Greece is planning to establish a troupe which will tour around the world. The troupe will perform for 7 months per year in countries with a strong Greek presence said Sotiris Hatzakis, the new artistic...