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Theo James Makes Musical Debut in West End’s ‘City of Angels’

Greek-English actor Theo James, born Theodore Taptiklis, best known for his roles in blockbuster movies like "Divergent", will make his musical theatre debut in London with "City of Angels". James became a breakout star thanks to the "Divergent" movie series...

Titika Nikiforaki, Greece's Oldest Actress Dies at 105

Greece's oldest actress died on Saturday, October 19. Her name was Titika Nikiforaki and she was born in Heraklion, Crete in 1914. She first appeared as an actress at the Greek National Theater in 1935, at the age of 21. She played...

Liana Mesaikou’s ‘Fifty Shades of Melania’ Comes to NYC

Liana Mesaikou's one-woman comedic show, "Fifty Shades of Melania", makes its New York City debut on October 10. The show will premiere as part of the New York International Fringe Festival BYOV. LA-based Greek writer and actress Mesaikou made waves when...

Traditional Greek Dances Performances Underway in Athens Until September 22

A series of performances of Greek traditional dances will start on Sunday, August 18 in Athens and will continue until September 22. In central Athens' Philopappou Hill, at the ''Dora Stratou'' theater, performances will be held for five days every...

Melina Mercouri’s Songs Featured at Ancient Greek Theater Festival of Carnuntum

The Ancient Greek Theater Festival of Carnuntum, featuring Melina Mercouri, began on Saturday, at the amphitheater of the ancient Roman city of Carnuntum, today's Austrian city of Petronell. Mercouri was described at the festival as the ''most important Greek woman of...

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Will Lead Staged Play Reading in Washington D.C.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler is going back to her theatrical roots, as she will lead a staged reading of MANHATTANonPATRICK on September 27, at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Washington D.C. Perhaps best known for her role as Meadow Soprano...

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...

Nia Vardalos Receives Rave Reviews for “Tiny Beautiful Things”

"Tiny Beautiful Things", the play Nia Vardalos helped create and is currently starring in at the Pasadena Playhouse, has opened to rave reviews. The play is based on Cheryl Strayed's "Dear Sugar" advice column. Strayed is also the woman behind...