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Temple of Nemesis Discovered Under Ancient Theater in Mytilene, Greece

An ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Nemesis has been discovered in the ruins of an ancient theater in Mytilene, AMNA news agency reported on Thursday. The remains of the temple were found in the south entry passage (párodos in...

Ancient Theater of Eretria Reopens After 40 Years

The Ancient Theater of Eretria saw audiences returning for the first time in 40 years, for three ancient tragedies performed between September 21 and September 23. The theater has been undergoing restoration and is gradually returning to working order, with...

Ancient Delos' Theater Reopens For Second Time in 2,100 Years For An Opera Performance

The new one-act opera "Hera" with music by Theo Abazis and a libretto by Elsa Andrianou is to be performed in the archaeological site on the island of Delos on October 6-7, bringing its ancient theater to life for...

Greek Designer Zeus+Dione Cancels Show Outside Ancient Theater Citing Politicization of Event

Greek luxury line Zeus+Dione announced on Friday it is cancelling its participation in a fashion show planned outside the ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus, to avoid turning the event into a "field of barren political attack", following press reports...

Ancient Theater of Delos Hosts Play for Refugees After 2,000 Years

The ancient theater of Delos will be revived after two thousand years of silence. The play, "Hecuba (Ekavi), a refugee in Delos," is organized by the Cyclades Antiquities Ephorate and the Municipality of Mykonos is a minimum contribution to...

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Program Unveiled: Edgy, Political and Youthful

Greece's major cultural event, the 61st Athens and Epidaurus Festival, is full of youth this year with 80 performances at a number of venues from mid-June to mid-August this year. Events take place at the little and large Epidaurus...

Ancient Greek Comedy by Tokyo University Students

The ancient theater club at Tokyo University has organized the production of “Epitrepontes” an ancient Greek comedy by Menander which will be presented for the second year in Tokyo, Japan on March 25 and 26. The play will take place in...