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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...

Nia Vardalos Makes Her Public Theater Debut

Nia Vardalos will be onstage later this year in her debut for the prestigious New York Public Theater company. She will be playing the lead in an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's "Tiny Beautiful Things". Strayed was also the inspiration for...

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Program Unveiled: Edgy, Political and Youthful

Greece's major cultural event, the 61st Athens and Epidaurus Festival, is full of youth this year with 80 performances at a number of venues from mid-June to mid-August this year. Events take place at the little and large Epidaurus...

Athens Garden Festival Brings Theater Under Starry Canopy at National Gardens

Τhe "Athens Garden Festival," taking place at the National Gardens, an oasis in the heart of the city, features nine concerts of film scores and songs over three days on June 3-5. Festival organisers -- Athens Art Network and...