In the two centuries of the modern Greek state, our choices at crucial moments have determined our history, impacting on our lives in ways we could never once have imagined. These key events, with their disputed consequences and interpretations, will be illuminated in a series of seven performances intended to spark a debate about our current identity.


General curator: Nikos Hatzopoulos

Dramaturgical adviser: Platon Mavromoustakos

Historical adviser: Anna Karakatsouli

Coordination of the research and dramaturgy team: Olympia Glykioti, Eleni Koutsilaiou


Bavarians and Barbarians

In 1832, having strongly resisted the political system that Kapodistrias wanted to introduce, the Greek people accepted as their new monarch a Bavarian prince who would go on to reign for thirty years. How was Otto viewed by his new subjects and what innovations did he bring to Greece?


Text / Direction: Nikos Hatzopoulos

Research: Alexandra Kritikou, Eleni Spetsioti

Dramaturgy: Evdokia Delipetrou, Olympia Glykioti, Nikos Hatzopoulos, Eleni Koutsileou, Leonidas Papadopoulos, Angeliki Poulou

Video: Panos Mazarakis

Assistant director: Alexandros Vamvoukos

Cast: Konstantina Takalou, Katerina Patsiani, Eva Simatou

with special appearances by (in alphabetical order): Kostas Berikopoulos, Kostas Falelakis, Nikos Hatzopoulos, Nikos Karathanos, Giorgos Kimoulis, Dimitris Lignadis, Laertis Malkotsis, Alkis Panagiotidis, Giorgos Pyrpassopoulos, Aris Servetalis, Stathis Stamoulakatos, Christos Stergioglou

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photo credits : National theatre of Greece

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