The Greek Play Project NY

on May 5 – 6, 2018 at NYU’s  KJCC Auditorium
53 Washington Square South
Ground floor, Room 113

A weekend of staged readings of contemporary Greek plays at New York University. This is an important initiative for the promotion of modern Greek dramaturgy, in collaboration with the Greek Play Project ( Four plays by contemporary Greek playwrights will be presented in the United States for the first time, in English translation, featuring American and Greek- American actors.
Introductory remarks by Dr. Irene Moundraki, dramaturg and head of international relations at the National Theater of Greece.

May 5, 6:00pmSeaweeds by Penny Fylaktaki, directed by Demetri Bonaros. Translation by Penny Fylaktaki.
May 5, 8:15pmBlind Spot by Yannis Mavritsakis, directed by Katerina Alexaki. Translation by Christina Polychroniou.
May 6, 2:00pm: Reception
May 6, 3:15pmIn Chorus by Dimitris Dimitriadis, directed by Ioanna Katsarou. Translation by Theodora Papachristofilou-Loukas.
May 6, 5:30pmAndromache by Akis Dimou, directed by Ioanna Katsarou. Translation by Demetri Bonaros.

Tickets: $18 and $ 30 (for two readings)
For tickets please call 917-648-8343 or visit
For more information about the plays please visit

Under the Auspices and the Sponsorship of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in New York, the A.S. Onassis Program in Hellenic Studies at NYU, and The National Theater of Greece.

A Modern Approach in the Use of the Mask in Ancient Greek Tragedy

May 13,  2:00pm – 5:30pm at St Mark’s Church at the Bowery
131 East 10th Street, NY 10003

A workshop for theater practitioners, students and auditors.
Join us as we explore the fascinating world of the mask in ancient Greek drama in the context of modern theater.
The workshop will be taught by Ioanna Katsarou (improvisation/acting), Demetri Bonaros (introduction to Ancient Greek Tragedy), Katerina Alexaki and Alexandra Skendrou (vocal exercises/warm ups/percussion).

Workshop fee (including mask and materials): $45
For more information visit:
For registration please call: 718-581-6285