New York Theater Hosts Modern Greek Plays in English

Four dramas by renowned Greek playwrights will be performed for the first time in English by American and Greek-American actors at the Eclipses Group Theater New York (EGTNY) on May 5 and 6.

The production is a collaboration of EGTNY, a nonprofit organization that serves as a cultural bridge between Greece and the U.S., and Irene Mountraki, head of the International Relations Department of the National Theater of Greece and creator of the Greek Play Project.

The four plays are: In Chorus by Dimitris Dimitriadis directed by Ioanna Katsarou, translation by Theodora Papachristofilou- Loukas; Andromache by Akis Dimou directed by Ioanna Katsarou translation by Dimitris Bonaros; Seaweeds by Penny Fylaktaki, directed by Dimitris Bonaros, translation by Penny Fylaktaki; and The Blind Spot by Yianni Mavritsakis, directed by Katerina Alexaki, translation by Christina Polychroniou.

Program

May 5, 6.00 p.m.
Seaweeds by Penny Fylaktaki
Directed by Demetri Bonaros
Translation by Penny Fylaktaki

May 5, 8.15 p.m.
Blind Spot by Yiannis Mavritsakis
Directed by Katerina Alexaki
Translation by Christina Polychroniou

May 6, 3.15 p.m.
In Chorus by Dimitris Dimitriadis,
Directed by Ioanna Katsarou
Translation by Theodora Papachristofilou-Loukas

May 6, 5.30 p.m.
Andromache or Landscape of a Woman in the Dead of Night by Akis Dimou
Directed by Ioanna Katsarou
Translation by Demetri Bonaros
Original music for the plays In Chorus and Andromache by composer Phytos Stratis.