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WOMEN OF PASSION, WOMEN OF GREECE to perform in Australia
World Tours21 April 2017
Where: Adelaide and Sydney, Australia
When: 21st and 23rd April 2017
Why Go: A symbolic journey by train from ancient to modern Greece

Women of Passion, Women of Greece, the acclaimed one woman show direct from Athens will perform in Adelaide and Sydney for two shows only.

In a symbolic train journey, the mythological figure Medea, meets the contemporary priestesses of modern Greece, Maria Callas and Melina Mercouri. These three women and legends of art and life share the commonality of the Greek spirit, with a pathos for life, love, art, creativity, freedom and democracy.

Medea, the tragic figure of ancient Greek drama, blinded by her deep love for her husband, murdered her own children. Maria Callas, the internationally celebrated opera diva, devoted her life to music and let her fate be sealed by a fatal romance. Μelina Mercouri, one of the most beloved Greek actresses, singer and politician, who starred in the most well-known international films, fought for culture and democracy.The talented Greek actress Evelina Arapidi perfoms, giving a stellar performance as she portrays all three characters. Accompanied on stage by musician Fotis Mylonas.

Duration: 60 minutes. This theatrical performance is in English.

Credits: Eugenia Arsenis writing / dramaturgy Tatiana Ligari direction / stage design Dora Lelouda costume design Fotis Mylonas music composition Spyros Rasidakis video design Sakis Birbilis lighting design Danae Koureta headdresses. Evelina Arapidi actress Fotis Mylonas musician (vocals, guitar, mandolin, bansuri, percussion instruments)

Presented by the 35th Greek Festival of Sydney in association with Why Athens and the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia.



WOMEN OF PASSION, WOMEN OF GREECE to perform in Australia

ADELAIDE: 7:30pm, 21st April 2017

Star Theatres

145 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Hilton

Tickets $30

Bookings: Greek Orthodox Community of SA  T. (08) 8231 4307

SYDNEY: 6:00pm, 23rd April 2017

The Factory Theatre

105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville

Eugenia Arsenis writing / dramaturgy 
Tatiana Ligari direction / stage design 
Dora Lelouda costume design 
Fotis Mylonas music composition 
Spyros Rasidakis video design 
Sakis Birbilis lighting design 
Danae Koureta headdresses. 
Evelina Arapidi actress 
Fotis Mylonas musician (vocals, guitar, mandolin, bansuri, percussion instruments)

WOMEN OF PASSION, WOMEN OF GREECE to perform in Australia