A tribute to Lefteris Vogiatzis hosts the festival of Athens and Epidaurus

Tribute to the unforgettable theater creator, Lefteri Vogiatzis contane Festival of Athens and Epidaurus, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of his birth. Nea Skeni’s legendary Antigone, directed by Lefteris Vogiatzis in Epidaurus in 2006, starring Creon and Amalia Mutousi with him, will be screened at Choros D, Piraeus 260 on June 21, 22 and 23.

It is a sell-out show that has been highly praised by audiences and critics and has been presented two years in a row at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus.

The performance we are going to watch is a tape recording of a performance that was repeated in Epidauria in 2007. On June 22, a discussion will be held with the participation of the performers of the show, who will talk about the indelible mark of this rare artist on the history of 2007. modern Greek stage. The discussion will be moderated by Katerina Evagelatos, artistic director of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival, and her close associate.

Lefteris Vogiatzis served as an actor and director in Greek theater for 40 years. His name is synonymous with absolute, passionate, self-denial. He was an uncompromising man of the theater, a stage poet and a tireless researcher of the art of acting, who radically changed the worldview of the theater audience and his many collaborators along the way.

He managed to turn each of the theater performances into a separate artistic event, innovative, highly aesthetic and creative, and left an indelible mark on the Greek theater landscape.

Entrance to Area D is by tickets initially issued from the theater box office on the day and time of the event.

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