National Theatre Offers Reduced-Price Tickets for Performances at Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus


FILE - The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus. (Photo by Eurokinissi/Giannis Panagopoulos)

ATHENS - The National Theatre will offer, for the third year in a row, a certain number of reduced-price tickets for the its two summer productions performed at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, Aristophanes' "Plutus" (Wealth) on July 13 and 14 and Sophocles' "Electra" on July 20 and 21.

According to an announcement, 500 tickets will be offered at the price of 16 euros each (upper tier) and 500 tickets at the price of 26 euros each (lower tier) on 13 and 20 July (Fridays).

On 14 and 21 July (Saturdays) 600 tickets will be made available for the upper tier at the price of 16 euros each and 600 tickets for the lower tier at 26 euros each.

The ticket price includes the transport to and from the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus. Theatre specialists will be on the bus to the performances, introducing and analysing the play.

The tickets will go on sale from 2 to 7 July for "Plutus" and 2 to 14 July for "Electra" at the Athens Festival offices in Athens (Monday-Friday 10:00-16:00, and Saturday 10:00-15:00).

For reservations, those interested can call at the phone numbers 2105288178-179 or use the e-mail