THEATER

Directing ‘Antigone’ behind Korydallos’ high prison walls
SOCIETY

The journey from central Athens to Korydallos is a daily routine for Aikaterini Papageorgiou. As the director and facilitator at the Korydallos Prison Theater Workshop, she and 26 inmates are now preparing Sophocles’ “Antigone,” following last year’s presentation of “The Persians.” The performance is scheduled for June 11 and 12 in […]


Convicts tap their inner thespian
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Stage director Aikaterini Papageorgiou is set to open her second production with a theater workshop she helped set up at the Greek capital’s Korydallos Prison.

The Last Lunch | Athens | May 17 – June 24
WHAT'S ON

A musical tragicomedy written by Yoel Wulfhart and directed by Manos Tsotras with music composed by Ian Blunsdon, “The Last Lunch” is bound to make you think and laugh.


Black Dot | Athens | May 11 – June 2
WHAT'S ON

The PLYSIS team (3-7 Kyrinis) presents their latest production, “Black Dot,” a physical theater performance exploring the concept of the black dot within us, symbolizing beginnings and endings.

‘Waiting for Godot’ at the Theater of the NO
CULTURE

A novel addition to the city’s theatrical landscape has emerged, defying conventional norms. As the indoor Athens theater season draws to a close, the Theater of the NO offers a summer brimming with English-language productions, cerebral discussions and atmospheric music evenings.

Medea | Athens | July 9-11
WHAT'S ON

Prepare for a riveting twist on ancient Greek drama with Australian director Simon Stone’s modern reinterpretation of “Medea,” as part of the 2024 Athens Epidaurus Festival (aefestival.gr) at the Pallas Theater (5 Voukourestiou).


A building that brought a slice of the Big Apple to Athens
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The iconic Rex Theater on Panepistimiou Street in central Athens is inextricably linked to the development of the capital’s metropolitan identity as few buildings of the interwar era are. It will close for a while this year for restoration.

Ancient Greek theater to flood the streets of Ghent
CULTURE

The Belgian city of Ghent is hosting a festival dedicated to ancient Greek drama, presenting the entire canon of 32 surviving plays in the streets of the city, free of charge, from May 1 to June 23. The All Greeks Festival is organized by the NTGent theater company and will be […]



Body of Venus | Athens | April 19
WHAT'S ON

Rejuv Collective stands at the forefront of immersive club experiences in the Greek capital, with its upcoming event “Body of Venus.”

Waiting for Godot | Athens | April 18 – May 13
WHAT'S ON

The Theater of The No (3 Konstantinou Paleologou, theatreoftheno.com), Athens’ inaugural English-speaking theater, is set to make a striking debut with Samuel Beckett’s timeless classic, “Waiting for Godot,” directed by Nikos Dionysios, on April 18.


Lapis Lazuli | Athens | April 4-21
WHAT'S ON

Euripides Laskaridis presents “Lapis Lazuli” at Onassis Stegi (107 Syngrou), continuing his trailblazing fusion of theater, dance and visual arts.

Bill Bailey | Athens | April 8
WHAT'S ON

Experience a night of uproarious comedy with the legendary British comedian Bill Bailey at Pallas Theatre (5 Voukourestiou).