Performing Greece 2016: 2nd Annual International Conference on Contemporary Greek Theatre

Following the successful Performing Greece 2015, the 1st Annual International Conference on Contemporary Greek Theatre in the UK, the conference returns to Birkbeck, University of London in 2016. This year has seen a rise of theatrical interest in contemporary Greece, judging from the National Theatre production of the Greek-British Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play, Sunset at the Villa Thalia, which explored the tense relations of UK and US with Greece at the time of the Junta, […]



Katerina, the new play adapted for the stage and directed by Yorgos Nanouris based on “The Book of Katerina”, by Auguste Corteau, has touched, moved and shaken a growing audience already counting more than 25,000 people, winning critical acclaim. Starring Lena Papaligoura in the leading role, with live musical support by Lolek, “Katerina” presents the true story of Corteau’s bipolar mother. Right after committing suicide, Katerina embarks on a narrative […]