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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...

Play About the Peloponnesian War to Be Presented in Aishylia Festival

Elefsina celebrates culture and art hosting for the 42nd year in a row the Aishylia Festival. This year the festival takes place from June 29 to November 15. Aishylia Festival 2016 features a rich program, aiming to place culture...

Zoe Kazan On Stage in ‘Love, Love, Love’

Zoe Kazan will be joining the cast of "Love, Love, Love" on the off-Broadway stage of the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, in New York. The cast will be led by acclaimed director Michael Mayer,...

Lights, Camera, Action… and a Free Thassos Vacation!

The "Delos" Higher School of Drama and the Municipality of Thassos are organizing the 1st Theater Anti-Scene from July 8-12 at the island's municipal camping site at Chryssi Ammoudia, one of the most exquisite sandy beaches, just a few...

'Socrates Now': An Interactive Performance That Brings Us Up Against Ourselves

The Greek Theater of New York (EllinikoThεatro) and Visionary Culture present "Socrates Now," an interactive performance that has traveled to 20 countries and has been staged at the world's finest universities, such as Yale, Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge. The...

Greeks are too Poor for Culture and Entertainment

Forget plate-breaking and showering bouzouki singers with trays of flowers, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released figures on Greek participation in culture and entertainment and showed that few Greeks can afford a good time. The results showed that in...

Playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell’s Play Shows Greece’s Struggle to Find its Own Unique Identity

When the National Theatre commissioned Alexi Kaye Campbell to write a play a few years ago, he knew that it had to be about his native Greece. The award-winning playwright and screenwriter was born in Athens in 1966 as Alexi Komondouros, to...

Meeting the Odyssey: All Aboard the Culture Ship

"Meeting the Odyssey", a social and artistic initiative that began in 2012, has sailed from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea each summer since then. Already, 350 artists from across the globe have joined in on 110 performances to...