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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens at the Greek National Theatre

A new, musical version of Charles Dickens' famous novella by Jack Thorne with original music by Thodoris Economou.
English surtitles Christmas theatre Charles Dickens Greek National Theatre
Average Cost: 5€ - 15€ (Reduced: 5€ - 13€)

The magic of Christmas comes to the Greek National Theatre as the Marika Kotopouli Stage at the Rex Theatre extends a festive embrace to the whole family. Share in all the joy and excitement of Yuletide in a thrilling musical version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol by the dynamic young director Giannis Moschos, who invites us into the world of dreams and the imagination, revealing the true meaning of Christmas!

Dickens’ most famous creation, Ebenezer Scrooge, is the most iconic miser in modern Western culture, and his trials and tribulations are brought to life on the stage of the Rex Theatre in a unique spectacle that will capture the hearts of young and old alike – especially those who are still able to see the world through the innocent eyes of a child.

Scrooge believes in discipline and hard work and disapproves of Christmas. But this year he has to re-evaluate his life and the people around him when forced to confront his past, present and future by three ghostly apparitions.  Will the hard-hearted Scrooge be moved by the holiday spirit? And if he is, then who can possibly resist it?

Creation team
Jack Thorne: Original adaptation
Giorgos Depastas: Translation of original adaptation
Giannis Moschos: New adaptation, Director
Thodoris Ikonomou: Music
Stavros Stavrou: Lyrics
Tina Tzoka: Set & Costumes
Zoe Hadjiantoniou: Movement
Lefteris Pavlopoulos: Lighting
Evi Nakou: Directing assistant
Sofia Aggelikopoulou: Second directing assistant
Eirini Koubarouli: Assistant designer
Melina Peonidou: Music coach
Vivi Spathoula: Dramaturg

Cast
Aliki Alexandraki: Old Belle
Stella Antipa: Martha Cratchit, Guest
Alexandros Vamvoukos: Fred, Mr Hamilton, Guest
Kostas Vasardanis: Bob Crachit, Guest
Thanasis Vlavianos: Fezzwig, Scrooge’s debtor, Nathan
Paris Thomopoulos: Scrooge’s father, Guest
Ariadni Kavalierou: Tiny Tim, Annie, Guest
Evangelia Karakatsani: Little Fan, the Ghost of Christmas Yet-To-Come
Laertis Malkotsis: Narrator
Christina Maxouri: The Ghost of Christmas Past
Eleni Boukli: Young Bell, Alice
Zoe Mylona: Jane, Bratt, Guest
Alexandros Mylonas: Ebenezer Scrooge
Panagiotis Panagopoulos: Ghost of Christmas present
Vasilis Papadimitriou: Young Scrooge, Boy
Christos Stergioglou: Jacob Marley

Choristers
Penny Deligianni: Caroller, Guest, Maid
Nikos Ziaziaris: Caroller, Grocer, Guest, Porter
Elias Kapantais: Caroller, Butcher, Guest, Porter
Sofia Malama: Caroller, Guest, Maid

On-stage Musicians
Giannis Angelopoulos
Thodoris Ikonomou

With English surtitles.

Tickets:
Wednesday & Thursday:
Zone A & B: 15€
Zone C: 5€

Friday:
Zone A & B: 13€
Zone C: 5€

Saturday & Sunday:
Zone A: 18€
Zone B: 15€
Zone C: 5€

Students:
Thursday: 10€
Wednesday & Friday – Sunday: 13€
(except for Zone A up to Row 10)

Over 65 years old:
Wednesday: 10€
Thursday – Sunday: 13€

Large families:
10€ everyday

Unemployed Greek citizens:
5€ – only on Wednesday and Thursday and only from the box office

Book online here.

Venue:
Rex Theatre – Kotopouli Stage. Omonoia 48, Athens. Close to Omonoia metro station.

Date and time:
12 December 2018 to 27 January 2019. Wednesday to Saturday 20:30, Sunday 19:00.

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