Romeo and Juliet, Pantheon Theatre Athens
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Romeo and Juliet

Despite the popularity that he enjoys among Greek audiences, Shakespeare had been underrepresented in the Athenian stage for decades – the main reason lying in the difficulty to maintain large casts. Things h...
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Antigone

The winter theatrical season in Athens typically comes to an end on the Sunday before Easter – sometimes it may take a little longer but not longer than, say, the end of May. The weather in Athens is very hot...
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Medea – Dark Matter

New director Chryssa Georganta, with the theatre group CONXOBANX, presented her own staging of Euripides' Medea for two consecutive nights at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation theatre. This is a low cost produc...
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Feta with the Queen

Stand up comedy is not a newly discovered theatrical genre in Greece. Until recently, though, it was mostly restricted to a limited number of devoted theatregoers, usually younger in age. Well, not anymore; tha...
Hamlet (Άμλετ)
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Hamlet (Άμλετ)

In Houvardas’ modern dress rendering of Shakespeare's Hamlet, violence and eroticism - sometimes intertwined - abound; recurring instances of physical violence (alongside the violence of Shakespeare’s words...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Mephisto (Μεφίστο)

If the National Theatre of Greece had staged Mephisto, say, five years ago, the show wouldn’t have the resonances that it has for the Athenian audiences today. In a country that has been flirting with bankru...
Amor
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Amor

“Profit”, “take”, “dollars”, “consume”, “capacity”, “interest”, “buy”, “credit”, “stock”, “takes” “buy”, “sell”; in Theodoros Terzopoulos’ new production there ...