Οn the Road With PAOK

2015-2016, 2016-2017 National Theatre of Northern Greece
Οn the Road With PAOK - Stavros Tsiolis
Repeat: Lazaristes Monastery - Studio Theatre, 23/11/2016
Opening: Lazaristes Monastery - Studio Theatre, 18/05/2016

The play involves the historical trip of 2.500 PAOK FC supporters to Athens by rail to watch their favourite team play against Olympiakos FC. Among the supporters were also two young women who wanted to meet at the Larissa Railway Station a famous Greek pop singer whom the younger one has asked out -with a letter- for a date.

A play that has been discussed intensively, as it was linked to warm-blooded football fans incidents when it was staged in 2011 at Karolos Koun’s Art Theatre (Theatro Technis), but still full of humour and tenderness.

A performance addressed both to male and female audience, as stated Stavros Tsiolis too: On the road with PAOK” both girls find in their favourite football team the companionship, the power to dream and hope.

Playwright: Stavros Tsiolis
Video mapping: Stathis Mitsios
Lighting: Stathis Mitsios
Soundscape: Stelios Daras
Director’s Assistant: Aristotelis Zaharakis
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Production co-ordinator: Athina Samartzidou

Cast (in alphabetical order):
Eleftheria Angelitsa (Constantina)
Sofia Kalemkeridou (A Lady)
Haris Papadopoulos (A Gentleman)
Marianna Pouregka (A Young Girl)
Tasos Rodovitis (A Technician)
Aristotelis Zaharakis (A Soldier)
Stefania Zora (Ioanna)

With the voices of Maria Tsima, Antonis Mihalopoulos, Achilleas Anagnostou.
Radio sportscaster: Giorgos Minos (with the kind permission of ERT).

22 performances - 1.236 spectators
Lazaristes Monastery - Studio Theatre (18/05/2016 - 29/05/2016)
Lazaristes Monastery - Studio Theatre (23/11/2016 - 21/01/2017)
By staging the play of one of the most popular directors and screenwriters of the New Greek cinema the NTNG participates in the celebrations of the PAOK FC family that is marking the 90th anniversary since the establishment of the football club.
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