Theatre Of The No, the first English-speaking theatre in Athens, proudly announced its grand opening with Samuel Beckett’s timeless masterpiece, “Waiting for Godot” on April 18th scheduled to un until May 13th. Directed by Nikos Dionysios with a brilliant international cast, this brave production brings new energy and innovation to the most important theatrical  play of the 20th century.

Theater of the NO

Credit: Nikos Pagonakis

“Waiting for Godot” is justifiably iconic, a masterpiece of modern existential theatre, that explores profound themes through the lens of two protagonists Estragon and Vladimir, who find themselves in a perpetual cycle of waiting the arrival of a mysterious figure. Two loners, who depend on each other by waiting for something that does not come, two others who are connected through the authority of the ruled and a child.

Beckett skillfully weaves together themes of loneliness, dependency, and the relentless pursuit of meaning in a world devoid of certainty. Through layers of symbolism and multi-dimensional writing, the writer challenges audiences to confront the enigma of existence and grapple with the fundamental question, “Who am I ?”

“Is it a drama? Maybe a comedy? Nothing? Perhaps this classic play, defies easy categorization and reflects the artistic team behind Theatre of the No who seeks to explore the multi-layered complexities of Beckett’s narrative.

Credit: Nikos Pagonakis

Yoel Wulfhart, founder of the theatre, writes: “With its exciting inaugural production, Theatre of the No aims to establish itself as a hub for artistic innovation and cultural exchange, fostering dialogue and collaboration within the vibrant community of Athens. By bringing together diverse voices and perspectives, our theatre seeks to create transformative experiences that resonate with audiences long after the curtain falls.”

Yoel Wulfhart, founder of the Theater of the NO

Background: The Theatre of the NO is a brand new English-speaking theatre opening on April 2024 in the centre of Athens. We embrace diversity and creativity, welcoming new writers and creators from Greece and around the world to share their voices on our stage. From thought-provoking dramas to avant-garde experiments, our programming will encompass a wide range of genres and styles, including Modernist, Absurdist, and Experimental Theatre, Music, Poetry and Performance Art.


Director: Nikos Dionysios

Assistant Director: Fivi Fildissi

Vladimir: David Gilliam

Estragon: Vassia Vassiliou

Pozzo: George Housakos

Lucky: Anastasia Booyaca

Child: Sebastian Puentes

Sets and Costumes: Bianca Nikolareizi

Lighting Designer: Fernanda Balcells

Photographer: Nikos Pagonakis

Social Media: Petra Tseliou

Communications and Publicity: Eleftheria Sakareli

Executive Producer: Yoel Wulfhart – Fail Better Productions



18th April – 13th May

Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday  at 20.30

Duration: 120’

Τickets: 15€

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Telephone: 694 685 1001