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January 2023

4, 5 WED, THU 20:30 (90’) ON STAGE

Mouthpiece – Kieran Hurley | Ferefono Theatre Group (15+)         

 

A play by award-winning author Kieran Hurley, presented by Ferefono Theatre Group, for the first time in the Greek language. Directed by Maria Kyriakou and translated by Marios Constandinou. 

Cast: Melanie Steliou and Andreas Daniel.

 

Edinburgh. A random encounter. Two completely different people. Declan inspires Libby to start writing again. Libby gives Declan hope. Declan tells Libby his story. Libby gives a voice to Declan. And what happens next…

 

Set & costume design: Constandina Andreou

Music: Panos Bartzis

Lighting design: Vasilis Petinaris

Photographer: Demetris Loutsios

 

Tickets: €15 / 12 

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7 SAT 19:00 (150’)

The Seagull

National Theatre Live   

 

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) makes her West End debut in this 21st century retelling of Anton Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness. 

 

A young woman is desperate for fame and a way out. A young man is pining after the woman of his dreams. A successful writer longs for a sense of achievement. An actress wants to fight the changing of the times. In an isolated home in the countryside, dreams lie in tatters, hopes are dashed, and hearts broken. With nowhere left to turn, the only option is to turn on each other.

 

Following his critically acclaimed five-star production of Cyrano de Bergerac, Jamie Lloyd brings Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play to stage.

 

Filmed live in London’s West End with a cast including Tom Rhys Harries (White Lines), Daniel Monks (The Normal Heart), Sophie Wu (Fresh Meat) and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones).

 

With English and Greek subtitles.

 

Tickets: €12 / 8

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8 SUN 11:00 (60’)

Peripato 

 

The Heroes’ Square interactive soundwalk continues with more sessions taking place on a regular basis. A journey across time, an imprint of memory, an experience of sound and visual images in the framework of Rialto’s Associate Artist programme. 

 

A soundwalk around and across Heroes’ Square is dedicated to those people who lived it, are currently living it and who will experience it in the future. Stories from the past, monuments and buildings that have been changing over the course of time, as well as a glance at the future of the Square. The Rialto becomes the protagonist, a theatre that has been shaping a cultural identity and constitutes a significant chapter in the history of the emblematic Heroes’ Square. In Greek.

 

Free entrance (Booking in advance is required).

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14 SAT, 20:30 (150’)

Thanasis Alevras, Fokas Evangelinos

 

Following his successful appearances in Fivos Delivorias’ TV show “Ta Noumera”, multi-talented Greek actor Thanasis Alevras presents on Rialto’s stage his debut personal music and theatre performance, directed by Fokas Evangelinos.

 

An autobiographical, intimate satirical music show inspired by his very own personal stories, as well as a tribute to Generation X.

 

Singers Idra Kayne and Jerome Kaluta will be joining the actor on stage, introducing the audience to a music show that spans four decades.

 

The texts were written by Eleni Gasouka, Foivos Delivorias, Yiorgos Pavrianos and Thanasis Alevras himself who also incorporated, in this performance, some of his older successful shows.

 

Arrangements: Antonis Skokos.

On-stage musicians: Euripides Zemenidis (guitars)

Alexandros Kouros (keys)

Thanos Michaelides (drums)

Yiorgos Bouldis (bass)

Christos Papadopoulos (clarinet)

 

Music supervision: Antonis Skokos

Directed by: Fokas Evangelinos

 

Tickets: € 25 /20

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21 SΑT 20:30 (75’)

A tribute to Tania Economou

Marios Tokas Limassol Music School   

 

“Marios Tokas” Limassol Music School presents a tribute in memory of late piano teacher Tania Economou, one year after her passing.

 

The repertoire, which will be presented by teachers of the Music School, includes pieces written for piano, as well as compositions for ensembles that Tania Economou dearly loved and appreciated.

 

Tickets: € 5

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22 SUN 11:00 (75’)

Spanos and the Forty Dragos | Antilogos Theatre (5+)

 

In the Cypriot folk tale Spanos and the Forty Dragons, Spanos is the laughingstock of the village: a young boy who hasn’t grown a moustache yet. Until he decides to kill the forty dragons who cut off the water supply causing shortage to the village. Using his wits more than his physical strength, Spanos manages to trick the dragons and kill them all.

 

In this stage adaptation by Alexia Papalazarou, two young children, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, grow up in the same neighbourhood, with only a strip of no man’s land dividing them. They each play football separately until they become tired and fall asleep. In their sleep, the tale comes to life: will they manage to cooperate, beat the dragons and bring water back to the village?

 

Directing, stage adaptation: Alexia Papalazarou

On stage:  Vassilis Pafitis, Izel Seylani  

Linocut: Hambis Tsangaris

 

Tickets: € 10

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22 SUN 20:30 (60’)

The Blacksmiths - Miloš Nikolić | Antilogos Theatre

 

Serbian Atsa has just discovered that while he was sent as a war prisoner, at Peter's blacksmith shop in Germany, his wife got pregnant with Ivan’s child, a Russian blacksmith. Having found out the truth about his son's paternity, he goes back to Germany, hoping to find a child of his own there. Inside a hardware store, the truth of three fathers and one mother unfolds in a comical and touching way.

 

Directed by: Neoklis Neokleous

On stage: Haris Kkolos, Panayiotis Kyriakou, Vassilis Pafits, Christina Christofia

Photo: Christos Avraamides

 

Tickets: €13 / 10 (students, pensioners, PwD)

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28 SAT 20:30 (45’) ON STAGE

en Attendant I Omada Pende  

 

Omada Pende, with Roula Kleovoulou and Chloe Melidou, take Rialto’s stage and test their patience by waiting for something that will never come…

 

Waiting is a basic “characteristic” of the human mental and emotional state. We wait in an irrational world, not knowing what the future holds.

 

The mortality of the human body, the futility of waiting, the lack and loss of communication, concerns and affects our human existence, as does the greatest fear of all… Death. 

 

Choreography: Roula Kleovoulou

Performance: Chloe Melidou, Roula Kleovoulou

Dramaturgy: Chloe Melidou

Music: Chris Cara

Visual installation: Andreas Antoniou, Elena Kotasvili

Costume: Pandelis Pandeli

Lighting design: Panagiotis Manousis

 

Tickets: €10 / 7

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29, 30 SUN, MON 20:30 (100’) ON STAGE

Women Walk Home | Project Season Women

 

What’s worth dying for? What is the duty of one generation to the generations that follow?  What does a heroine look like? Α new play created with the methodology of verbatim theatre, about the women’s marches organized by the movement ‘Women Walk Home’, whose goal was to fight for the human right of free movement in their own country. 

 

Text: Magdalena Zira and Nedie Antoniades

Directed by: Magdalena Zira

Cast: Nedie Antoniades, Sophia Kalli, Yiola Klitou, Zoe Kyprianou, Ioanna Papamichalopoulou, 

Maria Hadjichristodoulou

 

Tickets: €15 / 13

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