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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...

Nia Vardalos Will Star on Stage at Pasadena Playhouse

Nia Vardalos will reprise the role of "Sugar" on stage at Pasadena Playhouse, in the play, "Tiny Beautiful Things". The play is based on a best-selling book by author Cheryl Strayed, who also wrote "Wild", which was adapted into a...

Program Unveiled for Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2019

  The schedule for the 2019 version of the spectacular annual arts festival taking place in Athens and Epidaurus, Greece was announced on Tuesday. The festival this year will include musical, theatrical and many other cultural events and will take place...

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...