Athens and Epidaurus Festival

A publication for “Bridge Project / Richard III”
The Greek Festival, in cooperation with the theatres of The Old Vic

(London) and BAM (New York), issued the publication


Ριχάρδος Γ΄// Richard III”.

Among other interesting items you may find in the 64 pages of this edition,

there is a synopsis of the play and a discussion betweet Sam Mendes and

Kevin Spacey

about an iconic role and a play that resonates today (both in Greek and


The publication costs 5€ and will be available at the Ancient Theatre

of Epidaurus

during the days of the performance (29-31 July).

The Bridge Project – Please collect your tickets!

© Evi Fylaktou

Those of you who have already booked tickets for the performance of

Richard III , on 29, 30 or 31 July, please collect your tickets – if possible-

prior to your arrival at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus; in that way,

huge queues as well as long and distressful waiting could be avoided.

Tickets can be picked up at one of the following venues:

  • Festival’s Box Office at 39, Panepistimiou str. (Monday to Friday,
  • 08:30 till 16:00 – Saturdays, 09:00 till 14:30)
  • Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Everyday 09:00 till 14:00 and 18:00 till 20:00)
The new interesting edition, “Promethiade” by Frank M. Raddatz,

based on the International Prometheus – Project, that took place in

Greece (Athens), Turkey (Istanbul) and German (Essen) during

the year 2010, has been released.

The book documents the project, giving the reader the opportunity

to relive it by also appealing to his or her senses. In addition,

the interviews provide insights into the various approaches

of the artists towards the European theme and a small

excerpt from press reviews illustrates the extraordinary

international coverage the Promethiade received.

The performances “Prometheus Bound” by T. Terzopoulos,

“How to forget in 10 steps– ANTI-PROMITHEUS” by Sahika Tekand

and “Prometheus in Athens” by Rimini Protokoll, that were

presented at the Athens Festival 2010, are also included.

If you wish to purchase the “Promethiade” at the special

price of 15€ (compared to the 24,95€ of the retail price),

please contact us at

Rural Dionysia at 12 and 13 August
New date was decided for the production of the Rural Dionysia.

The perfomance, initially programmed for 8 and 9 of July,

will now take place on the 12 and 13 August at the

Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus.

Ticket sales have already started.

Next week’s events

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