Staging an Epitaph for Greece

Up until a few years ago, Christoforos was a typical middle-class Greek, a small business owner who, due to the crisis – and after a series of personal unfortunate events, …


‘Theatre is one of the last communal rituals we have left’

Theatre maker Dino Dimitriadis is staging a ‘queer’ version of Metamorphoses, a play based on Ovid’s classic poem for Sydney’s Mardi Gras.


Sophocles’ tragedy Antigone adapted for Midsumma

AntigoneX is a modern twist on the classic, taking inspiration from gender norms, performance art, and Australian politics.


The story of Maria Callas

Australian actor Amanda Muggleton transforms into legendary Greek American soprano Maria Callas in Terrence McNally’s Masterclass.


Nafplios: a journey to Ithaca

The Hellenic Art Theatre team take the audience on a unique trip to Ithaca, telling a story about a relatively unknown aspect of the Trojan War.


Herakles, the antisocial hero

Professor Amy Smith introduces audiences to ‘the man’ at her upcoming talk on one of Greek mythology’s greatest characters.


Tsiolkas’ work reimagined for the stage

Playwright Dan Giovannoni reveals what drew him to Merciless Gods, leading him create a celebrated play that gives an alternative voice to the migrant experience.


‘Men are like everyone else; they still have and suffer the same struggles’

Suicide Row actor Greg Pandelidis discusses the play tackling the taboo of suicide head-on, while celebrating the beauty and resilience of men.


Exploring Melbourne through poetry

Celebrating 40 years, the Melbourne Poets Union will be hosting its annual multilingual event this weekend.