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‘Taxithi’ makes its South Australian debut

‘Taxithi – An Australian Odyssey’, a show which has won the hearts of the audience and received rave reviews nationwide, premieres in South Australian next month, at the Adelaide Cabaret …

Life

Highly acclaimed Greek play, ‘Pittsburgh’ comes to Melbourne and Sydney

Audiences in Melbourne and Sydney will have the chance to see the highly acclaimed theatre production, Pittsburgh directed by Arkadia Psaltis next month following sell out shows throughout Greece. Made …

Life

‘The Lady of Ro’ comes to Australia, a play about a heroic woman

Despina Achladioti, otherwise known as the “Lady of Ro” is the woman who single-handedly raised the Greek flag every morning on the remote island of Ro, off Kastellorizo. The woman, …

Life

Greek Australian Stefanie Jones hits the stage in ‘Muriel’s Wedding The Musical’

Before Stefanie Jones had even seen PJ Hogan’s 1994 iconic hit film Muriel’s Wedding she recalls knowing quotes like “you’re terrible Muriel!” (didn’t we all). But little did she know …

Life

Trojan women production in Sydney shows how Euripides’ work transcends time

Considering the conflicts across the Middle East in recent decades, millions of people displaced, and the horrors and abuses against women, Trojan Women is a cautionary tale that continues to …

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A real class act: Greek Cypriot theatre group boosts community spirit

A Greek Cypriot Theatre group based in Epping has been fundraising for the Greek community and uplifting seniors at aged care residences with their original and traditional theatrical productions. Led …

Life

‘Hydra’, a play about the Greek island’s bohemian side

During the 50’s and 60’s Hydra’s turquoise-blue ocean water had a magnetic effect on bohemians, artists, writers and musicians such as Leonard Cohen. Also seduced were Australian writers and authors …

Life

A play on cultural and sexual identities returns, adding input to an urgent debate on diversity

It’s not every day that the theatre audience has the chance to hear the voice of one of the most acute and poignant writers of our times translated from the …

Life

Homer and the Classics come to Melbourne

What an amazing time we have had in Melbourne. A few weeks ago, the University of Melbourne staged its ‘Classical Civilization’ quiz as part of its innovative Being Human Festival, …

Life

All set for an epic reading of the Odyssey

Question: what are 23 actors and a diplomat doing at the Queen Victoria Gardens on Saturday? Answer: They are all part of one of the most ambitious and exciting theatre …