Municipal Regional Theatre of Roumeli

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Category: 
Folklore
General description: 

The activity of the Municipal Theatre of Roumeli is developed in three stages, the Central Stage, the Experimental Stage and the Children's Stage. The Central Stage has presented among others plays written by Aeschylos,Euripides, Aristophanes, Shakespeare,Johnson,Molière, Goldoni,Feydeau,Lorca, Miller, Williams. Emphasis has been placed on contemporary Greek theatre with plays written by Cabanellis, Kehaidi-Haviara, Skourtis, Korre, Bost etc. The Experimental Stage has presented among others plays written by Ridley, LaBute, Bukowski,Thomas, Chikliropoulos, Kovacevic,etc.The Children's stage has presented plays by Aristophanes, Armenis, Tsianos, Trivizas, Broudakis, Kalogepopoulou, Rouggeri,Braum, Twain, Way, Garcia Lorca, Kenny, etc. From 1998 the Municipal Regional Theatre has been organizing the Festival for Soloists and Protagonists hosting one-person shows.

Historical description-Flashback: 

The Municipal Regional Theatre of Lamia, ids the only one in the Prefecture of Sterea Ellada that is part of the network of Municipal Regional Theatres of the Ministry for Culture (FEK 756/28-12-1983, establishing the legal entity with the name Municipal Regional Theatre of Roumeli in the Lamia Municipality). It has started its activity in 1985 with the performance named 'The yard of the Miracles' by Iakovos Kabanellis. From then onwards it is an autonomous Legal Public Entity of the Municipality. In 1988 (FEK 432/21-6-1988) the Regional Municipal Theater is turned into a Municipal Enterprise, and it was operating in such a way till April 2008 (FEK 960/23-5-2008) when it was turned into a Public Municipal Utility Company and as such works till our days. The activity of the Municipal Theatre of Roumeli is developed in three stages, the Central Stage, the Experimental Stage and the Children's Stage. The Central Stage has presented among others plays written by Aeschylos,Euripides, Aristophanes, Shakespeare,Johnson,Molière, Goldoni,Feydeau,Lorca, Miller, Williams. Emphasis has been placed on contemporary Greek theatre with plays written by Cabanellis, Kehaidi-Haviara, Skourtis, Korre, Bost etc. The Experimental Stage has presented among others plays written by Ridley, LaBute, Bukowski,Thomas, Chikliropoulos, Kovacevic,etc.The Children's stage has presented plays by Aristophanes, Armenis, Tsianos, Trivizas, Broudakis, Kalogepopoulou, Rouggeri,Braum, Twain, Way, Garcia Lorca, Kenny, etc. From 1998 the Municipal Regional Theatre has been organizing the Festival for Soloists and Protagonists hosting one-person shows.

Time periods: 
Newer modern Greece
Boundaries: 
Municipality of Lamia - Municipal Section of Lamia, Local Community of Lamia
Directions: 

It is located in Ipsilanti street, about 150m from Eleftherias square

Transportation: 
Bus, Car, Taxi
Parking: 
Parking not available
Work hours: 
Depending on the program of performances
Authority: 
Municipality of Lamia
General informations: 
Address: 17 Ypsilantou Phone: 22310-33325 Fax: 22310-32215 E-mail: dipether@otenet.gr
Area: 
Lamia
Accessibility for the disabled: 
Yes
Cost: 
Ticket price: Depending on performance
Tags: 
Theater

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