Romeo and Juliet | Athens | March 2, 4, 7 & 11
The Greek National Opera presents Charles Gounod’s dramatic “Romeo and Juliet” at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), marking the bicentenary of the composer’s birth in a production directed by Greece’s Nikos Mastorakis and featuring Ismael Jordi and Myrto Papatanasiu as the star-crossed lovers. Shows start at 7.30 p.m. on March 2 and 7 and at 6.30 p.m. on March 4 and 11. For more information, visit www.nationalopera.gr. Tickets cost 15-80 euros and can be purchased from Ticket Services (39 Panepistimiou, tel 210.723.4567 and at www.ticketservices.gr).
SNFCC, 364 Syngrou, Kallithea, tel 216.809.1000, www.snfcc.org