EllinikoTheatro is an international performing arts organization based in New York and Athens. Since its inception in 1979, it has sought to serve as an innovative carrier of cultural diplomacy, expanding the temporal, spatial and social boundaries of Hellenic Theatre.

This summer EllinikoThεatro is pleased to present ATHENS2018, an international performing arts festival in Athens, and ΟΔΥΣΣΕΙΑ, a public participatory reading of Homer’s poem in Amsterdam.

Birth Of A Nation: The Makriyannis Memoirs

The Memoirs of General Makriyannis has already been presented with great success in several Greek communities across the globe and serves, amongst others, as a popular choice for Greek War of Independence annual celebrations, from February through April.

The Reading/Performance lasts approximately 90 minutes and is presented in Greek, with optional PowerPoint projection of the entire text in English, or in the desired native language.

Show/Venue Requirements:

  • A theatre or facility with adequate theatrical lighting
  • A reliable sound system, and a lavaliere (lapel) microphone
  • A large table stage center, folding or otherwise; an antique settee and an antique wooden armchair, if available
  • A musician’s stand with light, and a plain chair or stool
  • A large on-stage screen and a projector for the PowerPoint images. A second screen and projector may be required, if the text is to be available in another language
  • Two to three technicians (sound, lights, PowerPoint), who must be present during rehearsal and performances

For more information or to book this performance please contact us.