What to see in this year’s Festival
1st – 30th of July 2018
Trojan Women by Euripides, directed by Andreas Christodoulides and produced by Theatro ENA, marks the opening of this year’s Festival, on the 1st of July at Paphos Ancient Odeοn, while more performances of the production will be held at Curium Ancient Theatre and at “Skali” Amphitheatre, in Aglantzia.
Stefi Productions, Roads & Oranges Films, Municipal and Regional Theatre of Kozani and the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Veria, presents in co-production, the Aeschylean tragedy Agamemnon, directed by the internationally renowned Cezaris Graužinis for two performances at Curium Ancient Theatre.
The Hungarian theatre group Spectrum Theatre presents at “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia and at Paphos Ancient Odeon, Euripides’ Medea, directed by Viola Török.
Returning to the Festival, the National Theatre of Northern Greece (NTNG), presents Euripides’ tragedy Orestes, directed by the artistic director of the NTNG, Yannis Anastasakis, in a new translation by the Greek poet Yorgos Blanas, for two performances at Curium Ancient Theatre.
The second Cypriot production is Alcestis by Euripides, in a production of the Fresh Target Theatre Ensemble and directed by Paris Erotokritou, taking place at the “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia, at Paphos Ancient Odeon and at Curium Ancient Theatre.
The State Drama Rustaveli Theatre of Georgia presents Sophocles’ tragedy, Electra, directed by the artistic director of the Rustaveli Theatre and internationally famous Robert Sturua, by Grigoris Karantinakis and Nikoloz Heine-Shvelidze, at Paphos Ancient Oden and “Skali” Amphitheatre, Aglantzia.