ON STAGE

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The Greek National Theater presents a stage adaptation of “The Free Besieged,” by Dionysios Solomos inspired by the 1825-26 siege of Mesolongi during the Greek War of Independence.


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The National Theater of Northern Greece presents an epic online production of the big epic itself, with 38 actors from its respected ensemble rendering Homer’s “Odyssey” in its respective rhapsodies.

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Acclaimed Italian film actress Monica Bellucci has made her theatrical debut as the iconic Greek opera star Maria Callas in a production inspired by the late diva’s letters, memoirs, photographs and other memorabilia.

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A man transformed into a hoopoe rallies his feathered friends behind the idea of creating a community that is free from corruption and the other ills of human society.


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The Greek National Theater is on tour with an English-language adaptation for the stage of Georgios Vizyenos’ “My Mother’s Sin,” a short story written in 1883 that is partly autobiographical and is regarded as one of the masterpieces of the Greek literary canon.

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The National Theater of Northern Greece has invited 28 Greek artists living or working abroad – from Brussels to New York and Mexico City – to create a piece inspired by “The Birds,” Aristophanes’ 414 BC comedy about the efforts of an ambitious Athenian who convinces the birds to help his create a utopia between Heaven and Earth to counter both the worlds of man and the gods.

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The Greek National Theater presents Aeschylus’ “The Persians,” in a production directed by Dimitris Lignadis, with movement and choreography by Konstantinos Rigos and a stellar cast.


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The National Theater of Northern Greece is on tour with its successful 2019 production of Aristophanes’ political satire “The Birds,” on the fleetingness of utopia. The production, which is in Greek with English supertitles, is directed by Yiannis Rigas.

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Acclaimed South African visual artist and stage director William Kentridge invites the online audience of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s Summer Nostos Festival into his studio on Monday, June 22, at 9 p.m. 

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Fans of the Onassis Foundation’s Stegi cultural center needn’t feel cut off and can access leading theater and dance productions on its YouTube channel. Apart from landmark productions, the vibrant channel also includes talks and presentations.



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Director, dancer and choreographer Lloyd Newson and the British Rambert Dance Company present “Enter Achilles,” a physical theater performance which tackles the subject of masculinity and the stereotypes surrounding it.

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After performing his one-man stand-up musical comedy show “Life Before Grammys” to a full house at the Gialino Music Theater earlier this month, award-winning Greek actor Yiannis Niarros has added another night on Monday, February 10, due to popular demand.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash-hit musical about love's ability to conquer all will be on stage at Athens' Galatsi Olympic Hall as part of the Christmas Theater cultural program from February 1 to March 8, with the original West End cast.


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Surrealist cabaret act Opera Chaotique, comprising George Tziouvaras, aka Tenorman, and Chris Koutsogiannis, aka Voodoo Drummer, will perform their latest show, “These Greeks are Crazy,” at El Convento del Arte in the heart of the Metaxourgeio neighborhood in downtown Athens on Friday, January 24. 

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The Patari Project physical theater company presents its rendition of Vivaldi’s timeless “Four Seasons,” a musical performance aimed at children and young audiences, on the Greek National Opera’s Alternative Stage at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in southern Athens. 

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The musicians and singers of the Buena Vista Band and El Grupo de Bailar dancers will be on stage at the Galatsi Olympic Hall in northern Athens on Saturday, January 18, to perform some of Cuba’s most renowned songs as part of the Christmas Theater series of events.