National Theatre to live-stream Euripides’ Medea on Jan. 10

The National Theatre of Greece is inaugurating its Research Theatre of Classical Drama with a live-streaming of Euripides' Medea directed by Martha Frintzila on Sunday (Jan. 10).

The main aim of the newly created Research Theatre is to study ancient Greek drama by examining its conventions, investigating modern ways of approaching it, and highlighting its potential in terms of stage practice and performance. 

The 2021 season opens with Medea, performed in a new translation by Nikoletta Frintzila, with English subtitles available.

It will be preceded by a short speech from the Artistic Director of the National Theatre, Dimitris Lignadis, inaugurating the Research Theatre of Classical Drama.

Afterwards, there will be a live discussion with the actors and creative team, where questions can be asked by text message.

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