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Peter Kalos on ‘The Lonesome West’ and the not-so-lucky South

The Lonesome West, an adaptation of Martin McDonagh’s highly praised book becomes a darkly irreverent black comedy to be staged at the Alex Theatre St Kilda on 22 June. Directed …

Life

‘A Migrant’s Son’: An ode to first-generation Greek migrants in Australia

Inspired by her experience as a child of Greek migrants growing up in the small opal mining town of Coober Pedy in South Australia, 36-year-old performer Michaela Burger (nee Lucas), …

Life

Koraly goes to Sexpo

It is not Koraly’s first rodeo, but 10 years ago, freshly married and after years of sexual repression and cultural misconceptions, Sexpo was her first encounter with sex as something …

Life

Local and international acts return to the Greek Festival in Athens and Epidaurus

Now in its 63rd year, the Athens and Epidaurus Festival is one of the staples of Greek summer. Spanning more than two months, the festival includes theatre, dance, music and …

Life

Giannis Vouros’ play Elladografia cancelled

Acclaimed Greek actor Giannis Vouros was scheduled to bring his successful theatrical production Elladografia to Australia in June as part of the Greek Festival of Sydney. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen …

Life

Manasis’ Grandparents Day Concert 2018

Honouring its annual tradition in memory of Dimosthenis Manasis’ grandparents Fotini and Dimosthenis Manasis, the dance school is hosting a concert in Term 2. The feast “to show our appreciation …

Life

How Greek theatre is reducing the stigma surrounding disability

“The word ‘theatre’ comes from the Greeks; it means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.” Legendary acting …

Life

Greek community theatre brings a new perspective to audiences

The Greek community’s Creative Drama & Arts group breathed new life into South Oakleigh Secondary College’s Strachan Theatre on Thursday night, with an impressive performance of Perspective. Hundreds turned out …

Life

Steve Grapsas talks about Περσπέκτιβ

Greek Community of Melbourne’s adult drama group of Creative Drama & Arts Centre is staging a new one-off performance on Friday, in the Greek language. Following the success of their …

Features

Yianni Agisilaou is not a robot

Yianni Agisilaou has spent the past 17 years touring and performing in over 40 countries around the world gigging with the likes of comedy greats Jim Jeffries, Wil Anderson, and …