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Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015

Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015

06/01/2015 - 21:44
08/31/2015 - 21:44
Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015 is celebrating its sixtieth of many creative years as a living entity which converses with society and continues to be active while at the same time undergoing change.

Start date: 
1 Jun 2015
End date: 
31 Aug 2015
National Theatre Live: “Εveryman”

National Theatre Live: “Εveryman”

07/16/2015 - 19:50
National Theatre Live: “Εveryman”

The Athens Concert Hall in collaboration with the British Embassy & the British Council in Athens presents in live transmission from the Olivier Theatre - London the play "Εveryman".

BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama's oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre's new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road).

Start date: 
16 Jul 2015
End date: 
16 Jul 2015
Start time: 
21:00
Socrates Now

Socrates Now

07/01/2015 - 19:34
07/19/2015 - 19:34
Socrates Now

A celebrated theatrical experience beneath the Acropolis with EMMY award winner Yannis Simonides
for the fourth year in Athens, in English with Greek surtitles.

Take a seat in the court of ancient Athens as Socrates goes on trial for his life. Hear the philosopher face his accusers with his trademark wit, cutting logic, and the courage of his ideals.

Start date: 
1 Jul 2015
End date: 
19 Jul 2015
Start time: 
21:00
Euripides ELECTRA

Euripides ELECTRA

06/12/2015 - 21:22
09/26/2015 - 21:22
Euripides ELECTRA

Athens, known as the cradle of Western civilization, is the birthplace of theater founded on the cornerstone of ancient dramatic works. This summer Badminton Theater, one of the most prestigious theaters in Greece, offers its visitors the opportunity to experience Euripides Electra, a masterpiece of ancient drama in a new and phenomenal production maintaining the integrity of the classic theatrical format in 21st century Theater.

Start date: 
12 Jun 2015
End date: 
26 Sep 2015
Ancient Pathos

Ancient Pathos

03/22/2015 - 23:25
Ancient Pathos

A theatrical play entitled ''Ancient Pathos'', will take place -in English Language- in theater,Topos Allou, in Kypseli,on Sunday, March 22, at 19:30.

Start date: 
22 Mar 2015
End date: 
22 Mar 2015
Start time: 
19:30
toposallou

Ancient Pathos

12/19/2014 - 00:26
02/28/2015 - 00:26
toposallou

Topos Allou theatre is proud to suggest a high quality artistic and cultural event.

Ancient Pathos regards a theatre performance especially created, for foreign visitors in Athens, student or anykind of tourist groups. The performance is based on Ancient Greek Tragedy. It is a compilation of the most powerful scenes from well-known tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. The event takes place and presented in a historical renovated neoclassical theatre building.

Start date: 
18 Dec 2014
la boheme

La Boheme

12/09/2014 - 00:10
12/31/2014 - 00:10
la boheme

The Greek National Opera re-emerges with one of its oldest productions: a work loved by the audience all over the world, Puccini's popular La Bohème, in the version of the celebrated Italian director, Lina Wertmüller Images evoking nostalgic postcards flooded with colour, and sets and costumes inspired by Toulouse-Lautrec's Paris will revive at the Olympia Theatre stage.

Start date: 
9 Dec 2014
End date: 
31 Dec 2014
ilsf

SOPHOCLES

05/15/2014 - 00:00
09/28/2014 - 00:00
ilsf

A theatrical performance in Greek with subtitles in ENGLISH | SPANISH | GERMAN | FRENCH | RUSSIAN according to the daily programme Electra is a Greek tragedy by Sophocles, believed to be written around 413 B.C.

Start date: 
15 May 2014
End date: 
28 Sep 2014
soc

SOCRATES NOW

07/14/2014 - 19:18
07/27/2014 - 19:18
soc

The timeless play with more than 200,000 devoted fans around the world.

 "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates 399 BC 

The hit international theatrical production based on Plato's "Apology" returns to the courtyard of the beautiful Athens University History Museum building, beneath the Acropolis, a few steps from where the Ancient Greek philosopher was sentenced to death 2,500 years ago.

Start date: 
14 Jul 2014
End date: 
27 Jul 2014
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Ruins of Passion

03/15/2014 - 21:28
top

A performance based on the House of Atrides in Ancient Greek Tragedy.
From Iphigenia's sacrifice and Agamemnon's murder, to Clytemnestra's doom and the trial of Orestes in the court of Areios Pagos.
The performance is not a classic tragedy as we know it but a compilation of many scenes from well-known tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles & Euripides, revolving around the heroes of the house of Atrides such as Clytemnestra, Electra, Iphigenia, Orestes, e.t.c.

Start date: 
15 Mar 2014
End date: 
15 Mar 2014
pers

“PERSEUS and ANDROMEDA”

12/26/2013 - 22:16
04/30/2014 - 22:16
pers

"PERSEUS and ANDROMEDA"
‘speak' English and welcome visitors to Athens.

A performance by Karmen Rougeri for the whole family, at the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation with English subtitles.

Start date: 
26 Dec 2013
End date: 
30 Apr 2014
macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth

01/17/2014 - 22:00
01/26/2014 - 22:00
macbeth

One of Verdi's most thrilling operas, Macbeth is the Greeek National Opera's first production for 2014 and will be staged at the Athens Concert Hall's Alexandra Trianti Hall at the beginning of the New Year. Based on the play of the same title by William Shakespeare, the opera offers a rare insight into the psychology of the leading roles, General Macbeth and his wife, two ruthless characters prepared to go to extremes in order to take the throne of Scotland. The powerful and dramatic music evokes the intensity of the characters and the action.

Start date: 
17 Jan 2014
End date: 
26 Jan 2014
shol

The Christmas of Sherlock Holmes

12/20/2013 - 00:39
12/29/2013 - 00:39
shol

The Christmas of Sherlock Holmes

A spectacle for the whole family

Based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, director and set designer Paris Mexis, composer Stathis Gyftakis and award-winning organist Ourania Gasiou have created a unique production for audiences of all ages, featuring actors, musicians and a children's choir.

Start date: 
20 Dec 2013
End date: 
29 Dec 2013
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Cinderella

10/25/2013 - 20:00
11/13/2013 - 20:00
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One of Rossini’s most delightful comic operas, Cinderella is, of course, based on the famous tale by Charles Perrault, but this time with a few major differences that relate to the period in which the piece was written.For example, it was inconceivable at the time for the leading lady to display her legs on stage, so there is no little glass slipper in the opera. Instead, the prince found his beloved thanks to a bracelet. 
Start date: 
25 Oct 2013
End date: 
13 Nov 2013
SOCRATES NOW

SOCRATES NOW

09/01/2013 - 00:27
09/09/2013 - 00:27
SOCRATES NOW

Last performances September 1st-9th

It has travelled across 15 countries with over 300 performances, engaging close to 100.000 people of all ages and backgrounds.

Last summer 2000 visitors from 38 countries participated in the performance and open discussion, discovering a pertinent, fascinating Socrates, right next to the original site of his trial.

Start date: 
1 Sep 2013
End date: 
9 Sep 2013
Start time: 
21:00
Socrates now

Socrates now

06/24/2012 - 00:20
07/07/2012 - 00:20
Socrates now

An English-speaking performance for probably the most famous trial in history will be present from 24 June until 7 July at the open air yard of the University of Athens museum.

The Apology of Socrates, comes to life under the Acropolis in English.

Start date: 
24 Jun 2012
End date: 
7 Jul 2012
Start time: 
21:00
Far Side of the Moon

Far Side of the Moon

10/12/2011 - 00:00
10/16/2011 - 00:00
Far Side of the Moon

The Far Side of the Moon of Robert Lepage, which will be presented at Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Greece for just five performances, is a seminal production in world theatre.

"The cosmos is dark, comrades, very dark": so said Yuri Gagarin on seeing Earth from space for the first time.

Start date: 
12 Oct 2011
End date: 
16 Oct 2011
Start time: 
20:30
ATHENS ANCIENT DRAMA FESTIVAL “The Tragic Myths Today”

ATHENS ANCIENT DRAMA FESTIVAL “The Tragic Myths Today”

08/25/2011 - 23:30
09/18/2011 - 23:30
ATHENS ANCIENT DRAMA FESTIVAL “The Tragic Myths Today”

The City of Athens Cultural Organization in collaboration with Attica Region organizes the Ancient Drama Festival by the title of "The Tragic Myths Today" running from August 25 to September 18, 2011 in Athens, Greece.

The Ancient Drama Festival aspires to connect the tragic myths with the big questions that arise today regarding violence, fear, institutions and democracy, and thus to help us contemplate further on these contemporary issues.

Start date: 
25 Aug 2011
End date: 
18 Sep 2011
THOC Experimental Stage - A little more

THOC Experimental Stage - A little more

07/16/2011 - 00:15
07/18/2011 - 00:15
THOC Experimental Stage - A little more

Thirteen people meet in a room of blessings, around a table positioned between life and death. They are trying to gain a little more time for the desires they have still to fulfil. Working with a group of young performers from the Experimental Stage of the Cyprus Theatre Organization, a choreographer, Fotis Nikolaou, and an actor, Thanasis Georgiou, co-direct a work of dance-theatre which will be presented 16-18 July in Athens, Greece.

Start date: 
16 Jul 2011
End date: 
18 Jul 2011
Start time: 
21:00
Theatre Week, Athens lifts the curtain!

Theatre Week, Athens lifts the curtain!

05/16/2011 - 00:42
05/22/2011 - 00:42
Theatre Week, Athens lifts the curtain!

Enjoy unique theater performances, participate in acting workshops and forums and enjoy the theatrical art, from up close. Important actors give their best, offering us moments of unique performance. Among the many projects presented this week in Athens, Greece choose the ones that suit you most, participate in various events and of course do not miss the Athens Video Art Festival which presents wonderful works of talented artists.

Start date: 
16 May 2011
End date: 
22 May 2011
In a Dark Dark House

In a Dark Dark House

02/16/2011 - 00:30
03/13/2011 - 00:30
In a Dark Dark House

Presenting one of the most recent plays of the famous American writer Neil LaBute, the "In a Dark Dark House" that was written in 2007, the theatrical company "Protes Yles" will be hosted at Michael Cacoyannis Foundation. The play is being presented for the first time ever in Athens, Greece.

Start date: 
16 Feb 2011
End date: 
13 Mar 2011
Start time: 
21:30
The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

02/05/2011 - 00:43
02/26/2011 - 00:43
The Barber of Seville

The Greek National Opera in Athens, Greece presents the opera "The Barber of Seville". The Barber of Seville is a wonderful opera, full of fun, wit and musical improvisation. Rossini completed the composition of the opera in record time: just 24 days.

Start date: 
5 Feb 2011
End date: 
26 Feb 2011
Start time: 
20:00
Bad Boys of Dance

Bad Boys of Dance at Badminton Theatre

11/10/2010 - 22:24
11/13/2010 - 22:24
Bad Boys of Dance

The Bad Boys of Dance will have you on your feet as they come to Athens, Greece for a performance of "Rock the Ballet" at the Badminton Theater from 10 to 13 November. Direct form New York, the contemporary dance performance full of energy and sensuality, beat music and provocative choreographies has passed like a storm through America, Europe and Australia, mesmerising audiences and drawing triumphant reviews from critics.

Start date: 
10 Nov 2010
End date: 
13 Nov 2010
Start time: 
21:00
International Street Theatre Festival

The 2nd International Street Theatre Festival in Athens

09/30/2010 - 21:00
10/04/2010 - 21:00
International Street Theatre Festival

The 2nd International Street Theatre Festival, with the main theme "Soul on the Street," will take place form 30 September to 4 October on the streets and squares of Athens, Greece. The schedule includes theatre performances and other forms of art, dance theatre performances, happenings, puppet shows and music by small bands. Performances will take place throughout the day, around the historical centre of Athens and the spaces around the Acropolis, Kapnikareas Square, Monastiraki and Thissio.

Start date: 
30 Sep 2010
End date: 
4 Oct 2010
Aida

Verdi's Aida at Odeon of Herodes Atticus

07/23/2010 - 21:41
07/28/2010 - 21:41
Aida

The Greek National Opera will present Aida, one of Giuseppe Verdi's most popular works, at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens, Greece in a production based on the historic staging of Dinos Gianopoulos (1991). The cast includes internationally known Greek and foreign performers. The premier will be on 23 July featuring the stunning Italian soprano Tiziana Caruso in the lead role. Performances will take place on 23, 24 and 28 July.

Start date: 
23 Jul 2010
End date: 
28 Jul 2010
Start time: 
21:00
A Streetcar Named Desire

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams at the Athens Festival

07/02/2010 - 18:18
07/05/2010 - 18:18
A Streetcar Named Desire

The legendary streetcar stops in Athens, Greece, for Blanche DuBois to alight. The play that made Tennessee Williams famous (New York, 1947) is haunted by legendary performances on stage and screen. Adapted from Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire and directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski with Isabelle Huppert as Blanche DuBois, the play will be presented at Pireos 260, Stage H, from 2 to 5 July as part of the Athens Festival.

Start date: 
2 Jul 2010
End date: 
5 Jul 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Schaubühne

Berlin's Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz presents Ibsen's Borkman

06/24/2010 - 23:00
06/27/2010 - 23:00
Schaubühne

This bold staging of John Gabriel Borkman - filtered through the directorial vision of Thomas Ostermeier - boasts celebrated actors of the German stage in its lead roles. It received excellent reviews in France and Germany and is anxiously awaited by audiences in Athens, Greece, from 24 to 27 June at Pireos 260, Stage H, as part of the Athens Festival.

Start date: 
24 Jun 2010
End date: 
27 Jun 2010
Start time: 
21:00
james_thierree

James Thiérrée's "Raoul" at Rex Theatre Kotopouli Stage

06/14/2010 - 23:33
06/19/2010 - 23:33
james_thierree

James Thiérrée, continuing the romantic circus tradition, carries the genes of a true artist and presents "Raoul" from 14-16, 18 and 19 June at the Rex Theatre Kotopouli Stage in Athens, Greece. Thiérrée moves masterfully like a magician between the roles of acrobat, dancer and mime. His new work relates the story of Raoul who, as another Robinson Crusoe, quietly enjoys life in a deserted landscape.

Start date: 
14 Jun 2010
End date: 
19 Jun 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Systeme Castafiore

Stand Alone Zone by Système Castafiore

06/16/2010 - 23:15
06/18/2010 - 23:15
Systeme Castafiore

With Stand Alone Zone, Karl Biscuit and Marcia Barcellos introduce us to a futuristic universe, dark and paradoxical and at the same time tender, near a post-apocalyptic landscape. Système Castafiore, in their first appearance in Athens, draw from the great tradition of metamorphosis of Oskar Schlemmer or Alwin Nikolais. See Stand Alone Zone by Système Castafiore from 16 to 18 June at Pireos 260 Stage D in Athens, Greece as part of the Athens Festival.

Start date: 
16 Jun 2010
End date: 
18 Jun 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Sutra

Sutra of Great Wisdom by Rokuro Umewaka

06/16/2010 - 21:00
Sutra

Noh theatre emerged in late 14th-century Japan, and has been a living art form ever since. Rokuro Umewaka represents the 17th generation of actor-directors in the company that will be presenting a small sample of this complex theatrical form at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens, Greece. Noh is a tradition considered closer to ancient tragedy than any other in the history of world theatre. The Sutra of Great Wisdom will be presented on 16 June at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens, Greece.

Start date: 
16 Jun 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Greek National Opera

Greek National Opera presents a Triple Bill of ballet

05/12/2010 - 23:00
05/16/2010 - 23:00
Greek National Opera

The Greek National Opera Ballet will present five dance performances titled "Triple Bill" to mark International Dance Day (29 April), featuring works from the classical and modern repertory at the Olympia Theatre in Athens, Greece. Three educational morning performances will be presented on 12, 13 and 14 May at 11:00. The same programme, with the addition of three pas de deux, will be presented at two evening performances on Saturday and Sunday, 15 and 16 May at 20:00.

Start date: 
12 May 2010
End date: 
16 May 2010
La Boheme

Opera La Boheme at the Olympia Theatre

04/17/2010 - 23:53
04/29/2010 - 23:53
La Boheme

The impressive production of La Boheme by Graham Vick, which was presented with huge success for two consecutive years by the Greek National Opera and was enthusiastically greeted by the public, returns to the Olympia Theatre in Athens, Greece for seven performances from 17 to 29 April. Art, freedom, friendship, innocence, youth, poverty and love dominate the story, which takes us to Paris where Rodolfo's love for Mimi develops alongside the life of the most famous Bohemian company and is sealed by the unfortunate death of the heroine.

Start date: 
17 Apr 2010
End date: 
29 Apr 2010
Start time: 
20:00
Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at the Badminton Theatre

04/14/2010 - 21:52
04/25/2010 - 21:52
Swan Lake

The longest running ballet in London's West End and on Broadway, which also marked the opening of Badminton Theatre in January 2007 and attracted 25,000 spectators in 12 days, returns to Athens, Greece to enchant the Greek audience once again. Matthew Bourne's legendary production transforms one of ballet's best-loved stories into a contemporary tale designed to excite and move modern audiences. Swan Lake by Matthew Bourne from 14 to 25 April at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece.

Start date: 
14 Apr 2010
End date: 
25 Apr 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Black Light Theatre

Black Light Theatre of Prague at Megaron Athens Concert Hall

04/09/2010 - 00:00
04/10/2010 - 00:00
Black Light Theatre

The founder of Prague's Black Light Theatre, Jiří Srnec, is bringing the Flying Bicycle performance to the "Megaron" Athens Concert Hall in Athens, Greece on 9 and 10 April. The work is presented in 10 scenes. It is the love story of an inventor who, during his efforts to build a flying bicycle, discovers love for the time in his life. The work is considered to be an autobiography of Black Theatre developer Jiří Srnec.

Start date: 
9 Apr 2010
End date: 
10 Apr 2010
Start time: 
20:00
Madame Butterfly

Puccini's Madame Butterfly at Club EDO

01/27/2010 - 20:57
03/28/2010 - 20:57
Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly leaves the traditional opera stage behind to come closer to the audience. The performance of the popular opera by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini will be presented at Club EDO in a specially designed space reminiscent of the Far East. It is an unusual but particularly functional stage adapted to the needs of the work, which is set in Japan in the early 20th century. See Madame Butterfly at Club EDO in Athens, Greece from 27 January to 28 March.

Start date: 
27 Jan 2010
End date: 
28 Mar 2010
Start time: 
20:00
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty at the Badminton Theatre

03/03/2010 - 00:42
03/14/2010 - 00:42
Sleeping Beauty

The renowned St. Petersburg State Ice Ballet returns to present the all-time classic Sleeping Beauty at Badminton Theater in Athens, Greece from 3 to 14 March. The beloved music of Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky blended with the beauty of classical ballet and the elegant technique of ice skating has dazzled audiences of all ages around the world. Don't miss Sleeping Beauty, the classical ballet choreographed for the stars of Russian ice skating at the Badminton Theatre.

Start date: 
3 Mar 2010
Salzburg Marionettes

Salzburg Marionette Theatre in Athens

03/05/2010 - 21:11
03/09/2010 - 21:11
Salzburg Marionettes

The famous Salzburg Marionette Theatre will be at "Megaron" Athens Concert Hall with the fresh, cool breeze of the Alps, the scent of Austrian mountain plains in bloom and, naturally, its incomparable skill that for 100 years has been fascinating young and old throughout the world. Don't miss the famous Salzburg Marionettes from 5 to 9 March in Athens, Greece.

Start date: 
5 Mar 2010
End date: 
9 Mar 2010
Start time: 
20:30
The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera at the Pallas Theatre

01/14/2010 - 21:12
01/17/2010 - 21:12
The Threepenny Opera

The Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece presents the Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill masterpiece, The Threepenny Opera, 14-17 January. Internationally known pioneering director Robert Wilson creates a performance of perfect cinematographically designed scenes. This Berliner Ensemble's production is without a doubt a truly impressive theatrical event. The performance opened in 2007 at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm, on the same stage where in 1928 the debut performance of Brecht's early work took place, and this January it comes to Athens, Greece.

Start date: 
14 Jan 2010
End date: 
17 Jan 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Hotel Pro Forma

Hotel Pro Forma: Tomorrow, in a Year, a Darwin electro-opera

01/08/2010 - 19:31
01/09/2010 - 19:31
Hotel Pro Forma

The Danish performance company Hotel Pro Forma and the Swedish electropop duo The Knife will present Tomorrow, in a year, a Darwin electro-opera, on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 January 2010 at the Pallas Theatre in Athens, Greece. The world seen through the eyes of Charles Darwin, the Hotel Pro Forma's striking visuals, The Knife's ground-breaking music and choreography by hip-hop inspired Hiroaki Umeda forms the basis for this new species of electro-opera.

Start date: 
8 Jan 2010
End date: 
9 Jan 2010
Start time: 
21:00
Singing in the Rain

Singing in the Rain at the Badminton Theatre

10/21/2009 - 00:52
10/25/2009 - 00:52
Singing in the Rain

Singing in the Rain features all the style and spectacle of the golden age of Hollywood, featuring a handful of the best-loved songs of all time. Aside from the incomparable showcase number, Singing in the Rain, the songs, choreographies and comedy routines of Good Morning, Make ‘em Laugh, Moses Supposes and You Were Meant for Me will keep you singing in your seat. Enjoy Singing in the Rain at the Badminton Theatre 21- 25 October.

Start date: 
21 Oct 2009
End date: 
25 Oct 2009
Start time: 
21:00
Roberto Benigni

Oscar winner Roberto Benigni in Athens

05/05/2009 - 00:48
Roberto Benigni

Roberto Benigni will be in Athens to present excerpts from Dante's Divine Comedy in two performances at the Athens Concert Hall on 5 and 6 May. The famous Italian comic and director, who received three Oscars for his film Life is Beautiful, is touring internationally with a performance called Inferno e Paradiso, which presents Hell, one of the three parts of the Divine Comedy. He has especially selected to present the 5th Canto, which addresses the meaning of love, for his appearance in Athens.

Start date: 
5 May 2009
Start time: 
20:30
The China National Acrobatic Troupe

The China National Acrobatic Troupe in Athens

03/11/2009 - 00:00
03/22/2009 - 00:00
The China National Acrobatic Troupe

The China National Acrobatic Troupe was founded in 1950 under the patronage of Prime Minister Zhou Enlai and was the first acrobatic troupe created after the establishment of the New China. Its repertory consists of 100 different programmes, including air acrobatics, vocal creations and magic. This amazing troupe will be in Athens for 12 performances at Badminton Theatre from 11 to 22 March.

Start date: 
11 Mar 2009
End date: 
22 Mar 2009
Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands in Athens

01/27/2009 - 10:48
02/08/2009 - 10:48
Edward Scissorhands

This magical production of Edward Scissorhands is being presented at the Badminton Theatre in Athens after a phenomenally successful world tour that has included sell-out performances in New York, LA, San Francisco, Sydney, Melbourne and Paris. Don't miss this miraculous adaptation of the classic Tim Burton motion picture, from 27 January to 8 February.

Start date: 
27 Jan 2009
End date: 
8 Feb 2009
Start time: 
21:00
Rigoletto

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

12/19/2008 - 20:00
Rigoletto

From 19 December until 6 January, the Greek National Opera will present the world-famous opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi. A work full of passion, revenge, love, as well as popular melodies such as La donna è mobile and Bella figlia dell'amore is presented in a new production that brings to life the intriguing story of the libertine Duke of Mantua, the innocent Gilda and the hunchback jester Rigoletto.

Start date: 
19 Dec 2008
End date: 
6 Jan 2009
Start time: 
20:00
Cirque Eloize

Cirque Eloize at the Badminton Theater

12/04/2008 - 20:30
12/21/2008 - 10:39
Cirque Eloize

The new show from Cirque Eloize takes us back to the innocence of childhood through a unique theatrical circus. The "animal-less" circus, following the tradition which was born and established in French-speaking Canada by the creators of Cirque du Soleil and of our own Cirque Eloize. Enjoy the show by Cirque Eloize from 4th until 21st of December at Badminton Theater.

Start date: 
4 Dec 2008
End date: 
21 Dec 2008
Start time: 
20:30
Carmen

Carmen at Badminton Theater

10/30/2008 - 21:00
11/02/2008 - 00:21
Carmen

The legendary show with the eternal symbol of the free and liberated woman, Carmen, will be presented in Athens for 4 memorable performances. The flamenco show will have Antonio Gades' signature and will be presented by the ballet created and trained by Antonio Gades himself, Compania Antonio Gades. The show will run from the 30th of October until the 2nd of November at the Badminton Theater.

Start date: 
30 Oct 2008
End date: 
2 Nov 2008
Start time: 
21:00
West Side Story the 50th anniversary tour of the original production at Badminton theater in Athens Greece

West Side Story: The original production in Athens

09/10/2008 - 00:16
09/29/2008 - 00:16
West Side Story the 50th anniversary tour of the original production at Badminton theater in Athens Greece

The world tour dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the creation of one of the most classical and most important musicals of all times, visits Badminton Theater in Athens, from September 10 to 29, 2008.

Start date: 
10 Sep 2008
End date: 
29 Sep 2008
Aristophanes' The Birds by Technis Theater Karolos Koun at Vrahon Theater in Athens Greece

Koun's legendary performance on Aristophanes' The Birds at an extraordinary venue

08/25/2008 - 00:27
Aristophanes' The Birds by Technis Theater Karolos Koun at Vrahon Theater in Athens Greece

Karolos Koun's legendary direction of Aristophanes' The Birds is being revived and performed on 25 August at an extraodninary venue, namely the Vrahon (Rocks) Theater at Ymittos district. This is an open - air amphitheater, created on a slope of mountain Ymittos. The "backstage", which functions as a natural setting for performances and concerts, is a rock.

Start date: 
25 Aug 2008
Start time: 
21:00
Aristophanes' The Birds by Technis Theater Karolos Koun in open air amphitheater in Salamina Greece

Aristophanes' The Birds

08/02/2008 - 00:27
Aristophanes' The Birds by Technis Theater Karolos Koun in open air amphitheater in Salamina Greece

Karolos Koun's legendary direction of Aristophanes' The Birds is being revived and performed on 2 August at Evripidio Theater in Salamina.A landmark in contemporary Greek theatre history, this performance was originally produced in 1959 as the result of a co-operation between the top internationally renowned Greek artists of the time in the fields of music, visual arts, dance and theatre.

Start date: 
2 Aug 2008
Start time: 
21:15
Aeschylus' The Persians directed by Stavros Tsakiris at Papagos District in Athens Greece

Aeschylus' The Persians: The oldest surviving drama in an open - air amphitheater

09/01/2008 - 00:27
Aeschylus' The Persians directed by Stavros Tsakiris at Papagos District in Athens Greece

Originally presented in 472 B.C., Aeschylus' Persians is the oldest surviving tragedy and in effect, the oldest play that has reached modern times. This summer, under the direction of Stavros Tsakiris, the play is being presented on 1st August in an open air amphitheater.

Start date: 
1 Sep 2008
Start time: 
21:00
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