Anagnostaki Loula

Loula Anagnostaki was born in Thessaloniki. She emerged in the theatrical landscape in 1965 with the City Trilogy (The Overnight Stay, The City, The Parade), presented as a single production in Karolos Koun’s Art Theatre. In February 1967, the National Theatre staged her three-act play The Interaction, directed by Leonidas Trivizas, followed by Antonio or The Message (1972), Victory (1978), The Cassette (1982) and The Sound of The Gun (1987); they were all directed by Karolos Koun and staged at the Art Theatre. In 1990, Tzeni Karezi and Kostas Kazakos’ theatre company produced the play Diamonds and Blues, with Vassilis Papavassileiou as the director. In 1995, The Journey Away opened at the Art Theatre, directed by Mimis Kouyioumtzis. The National Theatre staged her one-act play Deep Red Sky in 1998 – directed by Victor Ardittis –, and in 2003 the play To You who are Listening to Me, with Lefteris Voyatzis as director, was presented in the New Scene of the National Theatre,.

Loula Anagnostaki’s plays have also been performed by theatre companies in Athens and municipal regional theatres, and produced abroad (France, Italy, England, Germany, Cyprus, Spain, USA).

She was married to the author and professor of psychiatry Yiorgos Chimonas and is the mother of the author Thanassis Chimonas.

 

PLAYS

To You who are listening to me, 2003

Deep Red Sky, 1997

The Journey Away, 1995

Diamonds and Blues, 1990

The sound of the Gun, 1987

The Cassette, 1982

The Victory, 1978

Antonio or The Message, 1972

The Interaction, 1967

The city, 1965

The Parade, 1965

The Overnight stay, 1965

PLAYS

Deep Red Sky, 1997

1 female (Monologue)

The Journey Away, 1995

1 male – 3 female

Diamonds and Blues, 1990

3 male – 4 female

The Sound of the Gun, 1987

3 male – 3 female

The Cassette, 1982

4 male – 4 female

The Victory, 1978

7 male – 5 female (minimum number of actors: 5 male – 3 female)

Antonio or The Message, 1972

4 male – 4 female

The Interaction, 1967

4 male – 4 female

The Parade, 1965

1 male – 1 female

The city, 1965

2 male – 1 female

The Overnight Stay, 1965

1 male – 2 female

ESSAYS

LOULA ANAGNOSTAKI'S THEATRE

Mountraki Irene, Dramaturg - Theatre critic