Olympia Dukakis Returns to Ten Chimneys


We're honored to welcome back to Ten Chimneys Academy Award-winning actress and 2011 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Master Teacher, Olympia Dukakis. On Friday, March 20th, Ms. Dukakis will share anecdotes about her remarkable life and career and will answer questions from the audience - a rare and intimate opportunity.

Four levels of seating are available:
Premier: $100
Gold A: $75
Gold B: $50
Silver: $25
Reservations: (262) 968-4110

About Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis is an Academy Award winner for her performance in Moonstruck, a role that also earned her a Golden Globe Award, American Comedy Award, and the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has appeared in more than 60 feature and short films, including CloudburstMr. Holland’s Opus, Steel MagnoliasDadLook Who’s Talking I, II & IIIMighty Aphrodite, Jeffrey, Away From Her, among many others. 

Ms. Dukakis is also a revered, award-winning stage actress, with New York and London credits including Rose, Social Security, Who’s Who in Hell, Credible Witness, The Milktrain Doesn’t Stop Here AnymoreThe Tempest, Mother Courage and Her Children, Singing ForestThe Marriage of Bette and Boo, Curse of the Starving ClassTitus AndronicusA Man’s a Man, Electra and Peer Gynt. She has performed in over 130 productions Off-Broadway and regionally at theatres including A.C.T., Shakespeare in the Park, Shakespeare & Co., and the Williamstown Summer Theatre Festival, where she also served as Associate Director.

Ms. Dukakis’ television success includes Big Driver, Sex & Violence, Forgive Me, Bored to DeathLast of the Blond Bombshells, Sinatra, Joan of ArcTales of the City, More Tales of the City, and Further Tales of the City, among more than 40 others.

For nineteen years, Ms. Dukakis was the Producing Artistic Director of the Whole Theatre, which she co-founded with her husband, Louis Zorich. She was also a founding member of the Actor’s Company and the Charles Playhouse, both in Boston. She taught acting at NYU for fourteen years and teaches master classes for colleges and universities across the country. She has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Greek America Foundation and the Elliot Norton Awards, was bestowed the National Arts Club Medal of Honor and her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was placed in 2013.

What is Ten Chimneys?

Ten Chimneys, the estate lovingly created by theatre legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, is open to the public as a world-class house museum with a progressive mission to serve the arts.

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