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Epirus Cultural Heritage Unfolds at Athens Ancient Theater

The Panepirotic Confederation of Greece, the organization that keeps the customs alive and promotes the rich history and culture of Greece’s Epirus region, will hold a big musical, theatrical and dance performance in Athens' odeon of Herodes Atticus, under...

Famous American Dance Theater to Play In Athens (video)

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a dance company that was founded in 1958 by choreographer and dancer, Alvin Ailey, and is currently based in New York. It is made up of 32 dancers, led by artistic director Robert...

Tom Hanks’ Improv Skills to the Rescue During ‘Henry IV’ Medical Emergency

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiZ5eNwwyqw Tom Hanks used his considerable improv skills to keep his theatrical audience calm and entertained during a medical emergency. Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, are currently performing in a production of "Henry IV" at the Shakespeare Center of Los...

Playwright Steve Apostolina’s ‘Forever Bound’ Premieres in LA

Greek-American playwright Steve Apostolina's dark comedy "Forever Bound" will premiere in Los Angeles on May 11. The play will be performed at the Atwater Village Theatre until June 16. Sankalpa Productions is staging the production. Apostolina also stars in the play,...

‘Nick the Greek’ Comes to LA: Interview with Angeliki Giannakopoulos

https://vimeo.com/236769377 Playwright Angeliki Giannakopoulos's one-woman show, "Nick the Greek", premiered here in LA on February 10. After the sold-out opening night at the Waco Theater Center in North Hollywood, additional performances have been scheduled in the next few months. Directed by...

Sophocles Greek Tragedy ‘Antigone’ to be Performed at Mandala Theatre in Nepal

Starting this Friday, Sophocles’ classic tragedy "Antigone" will be staged in the Nepali language at the Mandala Theatre. The Mandala Theatre's performance of the Greek play which was written before 441 BC is much-anticipated and the production will add some...

‘Effie the Virgin Bride’ Is Getting Hitched and You’re Invited! (Video)

The one-women comedy show called "Effie - The Virgin Bride" has added on new shows due to popular demand. Mary Coustas, the Logie Award-winning, AFI nominated writer and performer had a successful debut season in 2016 with multiple sold out...

Alex Lyras’ ‘Plasticity the Play’ Gets Extended Theatrical Run

Alex Lyras and Robert McCaskill have written a very innovative theatrical work called "Plasticity the Play", which is currently entering the final two weekends of its long run in Hollywood. The play focuses on issues of science and technology to address...

Nikos Kazantzakis Honored in Original LA Play

If you are a fan of Greek literature and Nikos Kazantzakis' revolutionary works, you won't want to miss the upcoming original Los Angeles play on March 12 honoring his life and work. The play, titled "Kazantzakis: Traveling with Light and Dark" ...

Gabrielle Carteris to Host ‘90210! The Musical’

One of the stars of the original "Beverly Hills, 90210" series, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, will be hosting performances of "90210! The Musical" on Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16. Carteris originally played the role of Andrea Zuckerman on...