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Euripides’ Medea to be Streamed by National Theatre

Medea, one of Euripides' most famed tragedies, will be live-streamed by Greece's National Theatre on Sunday, January 10. First premiered nearly 2,000 years ago at the City Dionysia festival in Athens, Medea will be brought into our time by director...

Ancient Greek Tragedy Adapted by Syrian Women, to be Staged in Berlin

A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides’ tragedy “Iphigenia”, using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven from their homeland by conflict. The play, staged this...

The National Changgeuk Company of Korea Incorporates Pansori in Euripides’ Trojan Women

The latest experimental contemporary changgeuk, or traditional Korean opera that the National Changgeuk Company of Korea has taken on is creating a minimalist and contemporary version of Euripides' play, The Trojan Women. The way in which the company tells the...

All-Female Cast of Syrian Refugee Women Perform Anti-War Play by Euripides [video]

A unique adaptation of The Trojan Women (Greek translation: Troades) with a cast of solely Syrian women refugees recounting their stories of loss, flight and exile is coming to the UK with a 3-week summer tour. Eurepides's original anti-war play,...

Revisiting Greek Tragedy on the Modern Stage

The community "Greeks of Japan," a website created to unite the Greeks and people interested in Greece and live in Japan, is organizing a lecture regarding one of Greece's most important art form: the Greek tragedy. Following the debate that...

‘God That Comes’ A Greek Tragedy Remake in Torondo

A famous saying attributed to Edward Bulwer-Lytton states that “Genius does what is must, talent does what it can.” In the case of Hawksley Workman both apply, since he is genius and talented at the same time. He does...

Satire and Satyr At Epidaurus

National Theatre of Greece is going to perform  and come on stage with only satirical drama that will now bring Cyclops by Euripides. The performance will be staged by Vassilis Papavassiliou, with the leading triumvirate of Dimitris Piatas (Cyclops), Nikos...

Trapped in Mykonos Based on Euripides

Trapped in Mykonos is the title of the new Australian stage production which is going to have its international premiere in Seymour Center Reginald Theater, Northern Melbourne, on April 4. It is a modern play which is going to be...

London Gate Theatre Shows Euripides’ Trojan Women

A new adaptation of Euripide's famous tragedy The Trojan Women (Troades in Greek) will run at the London Gate Theatre Nov. 8-Dec. 15 .The ancient Greek drama, which follows the fates of the women of Troy after their city has been sacked,...