Three Greek plays in English translation presented in New York for the first time.
Eclipses Group Theater New York (EGTNY) presents The Greek Play Project New York – Greek Theater Travels to the U.S., a weekend of staged readings of contemporary Greek plays at New York University. In its second year, The Greek Play Project New York continues to be an important initiative for the promotion of modern Greek dramaturgy, in collaboration with The Greek Play Project (www.greek-theatre.gr). Three plays by contemporary Greek playwrights will be presented in the United States for the first time, in English, featuring American and Greek-American actors.
The plays being presented:
Babies Are Delivered by the Stork by M. Reppas-T. Papathanasiou, translation by Anthony Burks, directed by Ioanna Katsarou; Lebensraum by Thanasis Triaridis, translation by Hara Syrou, directed by Katerina Alexaki; The Threat by Artemis Moustaklidou, translated and directed by Demetri Bonaros.
The Greek Play Project New York is a production of Eclipses Group Theater New York (EGTNY), a New York-based nonprofit organization that serves as a cultural bridge between Greece and the United States, in artistic collaboration with Dr. Irene Mountraki, Head of Dramaturgy and International Relations at the National Theater of Greece and creator of The Greek Play Project, an important platform cataloguing modern Greek plays and promoting Greek playwrights. The Greek Play Project New York is presented at New York University thanks to a generous space grant by the A.S. Onassis Program in Hellenic Studies at NYU and its director, Dr. Liana Theodoratou.
Under the Auspices and Sponsorship of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports. Under the Auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in New York, the A.S. Onassis Program in Hellenic Studies at NYU, The National Theater of Greece and the Hellenic Association of Theater and Performing Arts Critics.
May 4-5 2019
KJCC Auditorium, NYU: 53 Washington Square South, Ground Floor, Room 113, New York, NY 10012
Production team: Ioanna Katsarou, Demetri Bonaros, Katerina Alexaki, Alexandra Skendrou
Lecture by Dr Irene Mountraki
Lebensraum by Thanasis Triaridis
Translation by Hara Syrou
Directed by Katerina Alexaki
Babies Are Delivered by the Stork by Michalis Reppas and Thanasis Papathanasiou
Translation by Anthony Burks
Directed by Ioanna Katsarou
The Threat by Artemis Moustaklidou
Translation by Demetri Bonaros
Directed by Demetri Bonaros
Anthoula Katsimatides, Aktina Stathaki
Babies Are Delivered by the Stork
Katerina Alexaki, Demetri Bonaros, Anthoula Katsimatides, Adam Martin, Alkis Sarantinos, Chrysi Sylaidi, Alexandra Skendrou, Lazaros Theodorakopoulos
Ino Badanjak, Stavros Markalas