.The cast of The Milktrain Doesn't Stop Here Anymore at The Roundabout Theatre Company, starring Olympia Dukakis.
Published on May 1, 2021
Today we mourn the loss of our dear friend and mentor, Olympia Dukakis.
A star of stage and screen, Olympia’s impact on the world of entertainment and our world here at Hero was immense and profound.
A close friend of our Artistic Director, Elisa Bocanegra, Olympia inspired the founding of Hero Theatre in deep discussions with Elisa as they waited backstage during Roundabout’s production of The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore.
Hero Theatre exists because of her wise counsel and astute advice.
“...Most of us talk one way and live another.
There are a few people who truly, truly walk the talk.”- Olympia Dukakis
We are forever grateful to a woman who meant what she said and walked the talk.
We will miss you deeply, Olympia. Thank you for everything you gave us.
Olympia Dukakis......June 20, 1931 – May 1, 2021