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Lycabettus Theater reopens after 15 years with Stavros Xarchakos concert

The municipal Lycabettus Theater will reopen its doors to the public after 15 years on September 15, 2023, with a landmark concert featuring one of Greece’s greatest composers of popular music, Stavros Xarchakos, on stage. The Municipality of Athens vied for and undertook the restoration of the iconic theater, which …

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Actors, theater workers on 48-hour strike

Actors and theater workers have called a 48-hour strike on Wednesday and Thursday in protest at a draft government bill on pay in the sector. Strikers extend their mobilization to daily TV series sets where cameras will be off for the same two days. The strike is been joined also …

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Greek #MeToo: Actors Association submits file with double-digit complaints to prosecutors

The Greek Actors Association submitted to prosecuting authorities a file containing serious allegation of sexual abuse and harassment in the world of theater and movies. The reported cases are expected to expand prosecutors’ investigation into the so-called Greek #MeToo movement. According to media information, the submitted file contained double-digit cases. …

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“Medea and other friends I met in Athens”: Unique ancient theater in English

For the second year in a row, a unique performance of ancient Greek theatre -with a twist – helps travellers in Athens to complete their experience of Greece. Right, under the Acropolis. The performance “Medea are other friends I made in Athens” is in English. It is “the funniest 60 …

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Lesvos: One-member Censorship Committee to ban theater plays with gays

The deputy mayor of Lesvos plans to establish a one-member Censorship Committee in order to hinder gays on stage of local theaters. According to local media reports, the deputy mayor, who is in charge of Culture, wants to safeguard the “good morals” on the island. Deputy mayor, Panagiotis Tsakiris, revealed …

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Theater in Athens: “Women of Passion, Women of Greece” – in English :)

Would you love to visit a English-speaking theater performance in downtown Athens?  The very original theater stage in a railway carriage “Railway Carriage Theater” – Treno sto Rouf – offers one: every Saturday, all through the season, until Easter 2017. “Women of Passion, Women of Greece” According to the Press …

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