Nicosia Theatres

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Nicosia

Overview

With cultural roots in the Hellenic and Roman eras, Cyprus has long had a vibrant theatrical tradition. This tradition of artistic expression and entertainment continues today with a number of theatre companies producing local, Greek and foreign plays. In recent years, Cypriot productions have emerged that are presented in the Cypriot dialect.

If you’re a theatre lover seeking to explore the local cultural scene, take a look at Nicosia’s theatre options.

The Cyprus National Theatre

Founded in 1971 in Nicosia, the Cyprus Theatre Organisation (THOC) is the state theatre committed to supporting and staging various theatre events and productions. A brand new theatre that hosts two stages was built in 2012.

Address: 9 Grigori Afxentiou, 1096, Nicosia

Tel:  +357 22 864370

Operating Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00-13:30 & 16:00-18:00

Closed on Mondays.

Operating Period: All year round.

Website: https://www.thoc.org.cy/index/el

Opening and closing times, as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

 

Theatro Ena

In the heart of the old town, Theatro Ena hosts a range of innovative and classical plays with alternative productions. In support of local theatre work, Theatro Ena often presents plays written and produced by local Cypriots. Theatro Ena also manages the B Dimotiki Agora theatre in Limassol.

Address: 4 Athinas Street, 1016, Nicosia

Tel:  +357 22 348203

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 08:30 – 13:30

Operating Period: All year round.

Website: http://theatroena.com.cy/

Opening and closing times, as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

 

Anemona Theater

A nonprofit theatre organisation, Anemona Theatre produces plays that often address conservatism and reject taboos. The theatre also participates in international theatre festivals.

Address: 17 Kantaras, Latsia, Nicosia

Tel:  +357 70 007721

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheatroAnemwna/

Opening and closing times, as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

 

Dionysos Theatre

The Dionysos Theatre is a nonprofit theatre organisation dedicated to developing the theatrical arts in Cyprus. They support Cypriot playwrights and also stage several productions for children.

Address: 29 Diagorou, 1097,  Nicosia

Tel:  +357 22 81 89 99

Website: http://www.theatrodionysos.com/

Opening and closing times, as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

 

Nicosia Municipal Theatre

This neoclassical-style theatre is currently closed.

Address: 4 Mousiou Avenue, 1097 Nicosia

Tel:  +357 22664028

Website: http://www.theatrodionysos.com/

 

Satiriko Theatre

The progressive Satiriko Theatre stages several alternative theatrical plays per year. It also founded the first drama school in Cyprus, naming it after the Cypriot actor and director Vlamidiros Kafkarides.

 

Address: 11-15 Vlamidiros Kafkarides Street, 2102, Anglatzia, Nicosia

Tel:  +357 22 421609, +357 22 312940

Website: https://www.satiriko.com/

Opening and closing times, as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

 

Melina Mercouri Hall

The Melina Mercouri Hall is a traditional, well-preserved building that holds a variety of cultural events, including theatrical plays.

Address: Famagusta Gate, Athina Avenue, Nicosia 1017

Tel:  +357 22797650

Opening and closing times, as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

 

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