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Democracy in America

Democracy in America is the title of the last work of the great and controversial Italian director Romeo Castellucci presenting in Athens Festival...
THE GREAT TAMER by Dimitris Papaioannou_photograph byJulian Mommert
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The Great Tamer

Every time I enjoy a really great piece of art, I find difficult to try to analyze what I saw...
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 reas...
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Sweet Mambo – Pina Bausch

Trying to write a review about a work of Pina Bausch seems like impiety, as time has already made its decision about the grand dame of dance-theatre a...
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The Blind Poet

It was the second time that the Greek audience had the opportunity to see a show of the Belgian Needcompany. The Blind Poet is the latest play by Jan ...
Cold Blood by Kiss & Cry Photo Julien Lambert
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Cold Blood

How tempting can a play about death be to watch, especially in the height of summer in Athens? If it’s a masterpiece characterised by talent and tec...
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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 ...
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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 Mich...
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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 ...