Michalis Reppas and Thanasis Papathanasiou return to the Rex Theatre with a new musical commissioned by the NTG. With a score by Nikos Kypourgos and lyrics by Aphrodite Manou, Paper Moon is about all that is beyond words and comprehension; about a secret land where opposites embrace and pain and pleasure complement and complete one another; where suffering and happiness become one in the utopia of love: that inaccessible cloud cuckoo land that only poets can visit without paying a price.
the 1960s on Astydamantos Street in the Athenian neighbourhood of
Pangrati. In a neoclassical house - one of the thousands that will soon
be torn down and replaced by apartment blocks - our young protagonist
narrates a year of his life. He talks about himself, his family, his
friends and Greece itself, in a coming-of-age story set against the
dramatic events of the time.