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Greek Theatrical Company In Toronto Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

The popular theater production company Ten Tone, based in Greektown, Toronto is celebrating its fourth birthday this year. Ten Tone, which proves itself on promoting local Greek-Canadian talent, has staged a number of successful performances in the past and has...

Aeschylus’ Ancient Greek Drama in Istanbul with Syrian Actresses

One of the most celebrated ancient Greek dramas will be staged in Turkey for the first time, and with the participation of Syrian women in the production, the play is also set to convey a strong political message. Written by...

Greek-Syrian Actress to be Awarded Ibsen Theatre Scholarship

Greek-Syrian actress and theatrical director Rafika Chawishe, is among the recipients of the 2017 Ibsen Scholarships. She has won the "Best Direction" distinction for her project, "Europeana," a recount of her own experience with refugees in Lesvos island, based on...

Legendary Greek Film Star Zoe Laskari Dead at 73

Emblematic Greek film actress Zoe Laskari passed away on Friday at the age of 73 at her beach house in Porto Rafti; the causes of her death are unknown yet. She was one of the last remaining stars of the...

Stephen Fry Trilogy Play on Ancient Greece to Premiere in Ontario Festival

Three solo theatre shows based on Greek Mythology and featuring noted British comedian Stephen Fry will get their world premiere at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Fellow Brit Tim Carroll, the festival’s artistic director, will direct Fry in Mythos:...

Attend the World Premiere of ‘Alexis & Yanis’ Satirical Political Theater in Brussels (Teaser)

The world premiere of the satirical show "Alexis & Yanis" written and directed by Alexandre Kollatos will be showing at CliqueArt in Brussels on June 10 and 11. The show's genre is political satire presenting "a love story between the Greek prime minister...

Celebrate Music, Theater, Dance and Visual Arts at the Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2017

For over 60 years the Athens and Epidaurus Festival has been a highlight of the Greek summer, offering a diverse program of music, theater, dance and visual arts that take place at various venues around the city of Athens. The...

The National Changgeuk Company of Korea Incorporates Pansori in Euripides’ Trojan Women

The latest experimental contemporary changgeuk, or traditional Korean opera that the National Changgeuk Company of Korea has taken on is creating a minimalist and contemporary version of Euripides' play, The Trojan Women. The way in which the company tells the...

Watch Pina Bausch’s 'Sweet Mambo' in Athens November 3-6

"I am trying to talk about the life that surrounds us, the existence for us. And the problem is that life cannot always be danced to traditional aesthetic forms," the legendary German choreographer Pina Bausch once said to describe...

Athens and Epidaurus 2016 Festival Kicks Off with Verdi's 'Aida'

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2016 will begin this year on June 10, with a production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Aida" at the Herod Atticus Odeon beneath the Acropolis, performed by the National Opera and directed by Enrico Castiglione,...