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Theatre shows in ATHENS

Theatre shows in ATHENS

Adaptation
12 jury speakers reflect the society’s prejudices through 12 vivid psychographics that unfold in front of the viewer's eyes.
In a New York City courthouse, a sixteen-year-old boy from a slum is on trial for allegedly stabbing his father to death. His fortune is in the hands of the 12 jury speakers, who will decide whether he is guilty or not. In this case, the death penalty is mandatory. The 12 jury speakers, locked in a room, must decide unanimously for the life of the boy while facing each one's conscience. The 12 ju ...
Other theatrical plays
A performance with Despina Giannouli at  the Angelos & Leto Katakouzenos' residence.
A performance with Despina Giannouli at Angelos & Leto Katakouzenos house.
On the occasion of the 10 years of Angelos & Leto Katakouzenos house, Despina Giannouli presents, for the second year, a performance about the lives of two people and a time that teaches, excites, but above of all inspires.
The performance will be held in English on 28/11 and 12/12. ...
Modern theatre
One of the most influential and also most confounding texts in human history provides material for a contemporary on-stage ritual.
The second coming, the four hoursemen, the seven seals, the Lamb of God, 666. One of the most influential and also most confounding texts in human history provides material for a contemporary on-stage ritual.
Credits:
Concept & direction: Thanos Papakonstantinou
Translation: Michaela Pliaplia
Set & costumes design: Niki Psychogiou
Music composition and electronics programming: ...
Classic theatre
The most captivating work of the writer M. Karagatsis will be presented at Poreia Theatre, directed by Dimitris Tarlow.
"Junkermann" by M. Karagatsis
The novel which is considered as the most captivating work of the writer M. Karagatsis will be presented at Poreia Theatre, adapted by Stratis Paschalis and directed by Dimitris Tarlow.
The Finnish Vasilis Karlovits Junkermann is the main hero. A descendant of a wealthy family, captain of the Τsar's White Guard, an opportunist who fights with his ghosts, is d ...
Other theatrical plays
Α hybrid opera libretto and direction by Elli Papakonstantinou, music composion by Julia Kent and Tilemachos Mousas.
An immersive opera which mixes traditional performance with cutting-edge technology and emergingneuroscience, the production draws narrative inspiration from Sophocles’ classic tragedy Oedipus Rex. A 2018-19 Fulbright Artist’s Award recipient and visiting scholar at Stanford University; 2018-19 “Music Theatre Now” international award recipient, Elli creates her own visually striking, lyric adaptat ...
Other theatrical plays
Fairies, lost children, impressive flights, magic dust and Captain Hook's crocodile, a great production with 18 actors directed by Jiri Srnec
Welcome to the country of fantasy and dream!
Welcome to Never Land!
Black Theater of Prague returns to Athens on a 60-year festive tour and presents a complete and beloved story full of magic.
Fairies, lost children, impressive flights, magic dust and Captain Hook's crocodile, a great production with 18 actors directed by Jiri Srnec ...
Music performance
A performance dedicated to Edith Piaf, with Nathalie Lermitte. A performance that conquered Paris and afterwards the whole world.
The most famous music theatrical performance for the legendary "sparrow" of France! With Nathalie Lermitte.
A performance dedicated to Edith Piaf. A performance that conquered Paris and afterwards the whole world, comes to Christmas Theater with Greek surtitles.
Cast:
Nathalie Lermitte, Writer, Director, Actor
Stéphane Vélard, director, lighting
Sébastien Debard, composer, pian ...
Classic theatre
A play by Nobel laureate Luigi Pirandello is once again paired with music by Oscar-winning Manos Hadjidakis.
"Tonight we improvise"
A play by Nobel laureate Luigi Pirandello is once again paired with music by Oscar-winning Manos Hadjidakis, this time given new impetus by director Dimitris Mavrikios and conductor Nikos Kypourgos. Fifteen years after the success of "Six characters in search of an author", multi-faceted director Dimitris Mavrikios, who has an in-depth knowledge of Pirandello’s works, ...
Modern theatre
Medea, Maria Callas and Melina Mercouri, travel between the crowd of passengers with a 1950s train.
Anglophone theater performance
With a 1950 train we travel from Ancient Greece to contemporary Greece. A mythological figure of ancient tragedy meets two big priestesses of modern Greece. Three women-symbols, Medea, Maria Callas, Melina Mercouri... A common characteristic unites their different paths: these women are passionate. They share a passion for life, love, creativity, and freedom. An ...
Music performance
One of the most successful and much-loved Broadway musicals, is presented for the first time in Greece. Director: Giannos Perlegkas.
Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe’s “perfect musical” My fair lady, one of the most successful and much-loved Broadway musicals, is presented for the first time in Greece in its full unedited version by the GNO Alternative Stage. The romantic story of a linguistics professor in early-20th century London who tries to transform a flower girl into a refined upper-class lady comes to life conducted by ...
Modern theatre
Dimitris Papaioannou creates a powerful performance, with allusions to Greek mythology, to paintings by Mantegna, Courbet, and Rembrandt and more.
Dimitris Papaioannou creates a powerful performance, with allusions to Greek mythology, to paintings by Mantegna, Courbet, and Rembrandt, or movies like Stanley Kubrick’s A Space Odyssey. Through a humorous approach or a melancholy mood, the show proposes a journey of the senses towards the basic inner forces that Man has to tame in order to achieve self-fulfilment.
A master of illusion, Papai ...
Music performance
Ennio Marchetto is the original quick-change artist, revolutionising the art of origami into hilarious theatrical magic.
Ennio Marchetto is the original quick-change artist, revolutionising the art of origami into hilarious theatrical magic. This Olivier award-nominated, ‘wickedly funny’ and wildly entertaining show uses ingenious paper costumes, razor-sharp mimicry and split-second timing to create a hilarious whirlwind of popular icons.
Supported by a sizzling soundtrack, in just 60 minutes Ennio magically mo ...
Other theatrical plays
As part of his "The Night Talker Tour" Jim Jefferies comes to Athens.
As part of his "The Night Talker Tour" Jim Jefferies comes to Athens.
Aussie stand-up, TV and Netflix star Jim Jefferies is coming to Greece for the first time and promises to offer the audience an unforgettable night.
Unconventional stand-up comedian, political commentator, actor and writer, Jim Jefferies is one of the best known names in comedy on the planet. Known for his ferocious blac ...
Adaptation
An original dramatization of Thucydides’ ‘History of the Peloponnesian War’. Director: Dimitris Lignadis.
An original dramatization of Thucydides’ ‘History of the Peloponnesian War’.
Lessons of War II: The ‘Sicilian Dramas’ present episodes from the second phase of the Peloponnesian War, the disastrous Sicilian Expedition (415-413 BC), drawing material from the 6th, 7th, and part of the 8th book of Thucydides’ History. The action traces the highlights of what was, for Athenian politics, the most d ...
Modern theatre
Director Simon Godwin. Robin Hesketh: Alex Jennings, Diana: Lindsay Duncan.
Live broadcast from the National Theatre in London
On a summer morning of 1988, Tory politician Robin Hesketh returns home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with Diana, his wife of 30 years. But all is not as peaceful as it seems. Diana has a bad hangover, a fox is destroying the garden undisturbed, and deep secrets are being dug up one after another. As the day draws on, what starts as ...
Classic theatre
Director Nicholas Hytner. Pre-recorded broadcast from the Bridge Theatre in London.
Pre-recorded broadcast from the Bridge Theatre in London
"The course of true love never did run smooth".
A feud between the king and queen of fairies further complicates the lives of two couples of lovers who take refuge in a forest of Athens. Mortals and immortals fall in love, quarrel, swap identities and chase each other in a fairy tale with comical as well as romantic scenes that lead ...
Music performance
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera continues to entrance audiences around the world.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera continues to entrance audiences around the world.
The Phantom of the Opera is the most financially successful musical of all time. Played to over 140 million people in 35 countries in 166 cities around the world. Based on the novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra written by French author Gaston Leroux, the musical is set in the Paris Opera House in 1911 and ...
Comedy
After a world tour, two Netflix specials and an American comedy series, India's favourite comedian brings the #Loved Tour to Europe!
After a world tour, two Netflix specials and an American comedy series, India's favourite comedian brings the #Loved Tour to Europe!
As India’s biggest stand-up comedian and a Bollywood star, Vir Das has now crossed over to become a global comedy sensation, filling an international vacancy for an authentic Indian perspective and being hailed by Variety magazine as a “Top 10 Comic To Watch.” Vi ...
 
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