Greek Shadow Theatre: Alexander the Great and the Accursed Serpent

Greek Shadow Theatre continues a two hundred year old tradition. With Ottoman references combined with locally developed characters, at its peak, it was established as the most popular form of entertainment with an audience of millions. The social role and the influence it has on modern Greek art, have given Greek shadow Theatre a unique place among theatre traditions. Karagiozis, the protagonist, is an authentic folk hero and the depiction […]