ON STAGE


[Erato Tzavara]
WHAT'S ON

A group of more than 30 artists from a range of disciplines and students from the Greek National Opera Professional Dance School celebrate the 200-year anniversary of the Greek War of Independence with an installation/performance.

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Greek director Katerina Giannopoulou imagines a not-so-distant future where the survivors of Western civilization’s extreme exploitation of nature rewrite their own history in “Paradise.”

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Lebanese video artist Ziad Antar and writer Rasha Salti join forces again for a lecture/performance at the Onassis Cultural Center titled “The Bladder Diplomacy Project.”


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A year after the first sold-out run was canceled due to Covid, acclaimed Italian film actress Monica Bellucci is coming to Greece with her theatrical debut as the iconic Greek opera star Maria Callas.

[Arno Declair]
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Edouard Louis’ autobiographical novel “History of Violence” has been adapted for the stage by Berlin’s Schaubuhne, with powerful imagery and dialogue that underscore themes of class hatred, homophobia and xenophobia.


[Natalia Kabanow]
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Award-winning Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo delivers an absorbing family drama centered around a woman in present-day Warsaw on stage at the Peiraios 260 venue.

[Tasos Thomoglou]
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Directed by Vassilis Papavassiliou, the National Theater of Northern Greece will present a new production of “Helen,” Euripides’ most famous work, noted for its anti-war sentiments and focus on the virtues of oath and intelligence.



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ON STAGE

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.