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...

Satirical Play “Alexis & Yanis” Hits the London Stage (video)

"Alexis & Yanis", “a love story between the Greek prime minister and his finance minister during the negotiations of the Greek debt in 2015,” will...

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...

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...

Ancient Greek Myth Inspired Winning Play of James Tait Black Prize

The winner of the 2016 James Tait Black Prize for Drama went to the play Iphigenia in Splott, written by Gary Owen, who said...

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...

Greek Dimitris Papaioannou Named Best Choreographer of the Year in Italy

Greek choreographer Dimitris Papaioannou was named “Best Choreographer of the Year” by the well-established Italian magazine “Danza & Danza.” "We can all agree on the...

Homer’s Iliad to Become Epically Viral This Summer

One of the most brilliant epic poems in ancient history, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of Almeida Greeks Festival. Theater...

Juliette Binoche As Modern ‘Antigone’ On BBC

Later this spring, BBC Four British television channel plans to broadcast the magnificent Greek masterpiece of  Sophocles' "Antigone," opened at London’s Barbican Theatre on March 5. The...

“Electra” of Sophocles Takes London by Storm

In the wake of dazzling performances of Sophocles' "Electra" at the Old Vic in London and the "Medea" of Euripides at the UK's National Theatre, the "Guardian" recently...