Bernard Shaw

Actor Ion Caramitru to be laid to rest today at Bellu Cemetery

Actor Ion Caramitru will be laid to rest today on the Actors Alley of the Bucharest Bellu Cemetery. On the way from the Visarion Church to the cemetery, the funeral procession will stop around noon in front of the "I.L. Caragiale" National Theater, where he served as manager over the past 16 years, for a final farewell.

Saint Joan | Athens | February 16

The UK National Theater's critically acclaimed production of Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan," live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, is being screened at the Athens Concert Hall on Thursday, February 16, at 9 p.m. The production, directed by Josie Rourke and starring Gemma Arteton in the title role, will be screened with English subtitles. Tickets cost 15 euros.

Turkey's 'My Fair Lady' problem

After this column argued last week that "Turkey's identity crisis is too persistent to disappear, even after decades of soul-searching, Turkey is too Islamic to belong to Europe, too secular and non-Arab to belong to an Islamic club, too Sunni to find a seat in any Shiite Muslim club, too Turkish to find allies in a Eurasian pact, and too alien to find a meaningful African alliance," a most dea