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The Best Ancient Greece Comedies Still Funny Today

Some things never change -- and humor, luckily, is one thing that hasn't changed a great deal over time, as we can see today by the comedies of Ancient Greece. The ancient Greeks were known for exploring a wide...

Ancient Greek Roadway of Diolkos Undergoing Reconstruction

The ancient Diolkos, the cobblestone roadway for transporting ships from the Corinthian Gulf to the Saronic Gulf, is now being restored.

‘Women in Parliament’ by Aristophanes at the Hellenic Art Theatre

The Hellenic Art Theatre, is proudly presenting Aristophanes' play "Ecclesiazouses" (Women in Parliament) from May 13 until June 5, at the Greek Theater "Mantouridion" at the Greek Cultural Centre. Written in 390BC by Aristophanes, "Ecclesiazouses" is an ancient Athenian comedy,...

Toronto’s Greek Community Celebrates 150 Years with Theatrical Plays

The Greek Community of Toronto celebrates 150 years of operation, by putting on two theatrical plays featuring the groups “Nefeli” and “Ellinakia” (Little Greeks). The group "Nefeli," under the guidance of director Nancy Athan-Milonas, will present an adaptation of "Lysistrata"...

Google Dedicates Doodle to Karolos Koun

Google honors Karolos Koun, a great Greek theater professor and director, founder of the experimental Art Theater, with the doodle of Sept 13, 150 years after his birthday. Karolos Koun was born in Bursa, in northwestern Anatolia, on September 13, 1908....

Cape Town Theatre to Present Aristophane’s “The Birds”

Artscape and the Siyasanga Cape Town Theatre Company will present Greek classic comedy "The Birds" of Aristophanes in the Kirstenbosch open-air theatre from December 20 2011 until January 15 2012. The timeless comedy performances are scheduled to start at 7am....