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.

4 11/2016

Cavafy – Poet of the City for San Francisco State University students

EllinikoTheatro to the Bay area with new projects, workshops and master classes.

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29 10/2016

Maori Bacchae in development

Maori Bacchae project in New Zealand in a series of round table and classroom discussions

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28 10/2016

Incarceration Nation: Art Exhibition at IDEA Space in Colorado College

Υannis Simonides participated in a panel discussion on justice and the law in America.

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26 10/2016

“Socrates Now” in Colorado Springs

Student and faculty participation was large, with vigorous dialogue and dynamic exchange of ideas.

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5 10/2016

“Socrates Now” in Argos

Socrates Now was presented in front of 1,200 students and the general public.

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1 10/2016

Hymns To The Dead by Simonides of Keos

Yannis Simonides sang in ancient Greek Hymns To The Dead by Simonides of Keos.

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6 09/2016

Socrates Now was presented at the state of the art SAF

The performance was part of the annual SAF summer festival.

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1 09/2016

Kypria International Theatre Festival 2016

Socrates Now was officially selected to participate in the 2016 Kypria International Theatre Festival, in Cyprus.

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5 07/2016


On Tuesday, July 5 at 9pm, the American PBS television network premiered Part III of the new National Geographic /PBS series The Greeks. Do not miss it!

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25 06/2016

“Socrates Now” beneath the Acropolis for the 5th consecutive summer!

Socrates Now returned to its origin for the 5th consecutive celebratory summer!

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27 05/2016

“Socrates Now” in the middle of the Aegean Sea

Socrates Now travels with Celestyal Cruises.

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14 03/2016

“Socrates Now” at American International School, Riyadh

The cycle of performance-discourses was generously sponsored by the Olayan Group.

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9 03/2016

ΕllinikoThεatro in collaboration with Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian Organization

Lifeline Hellas Humanitarian Organization held a fundraising event to benefit the Infants Intensive Care Units of Greek Public Hospitals, featuring Socrates Now.

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6 12/2015


For the week of December 7th – 11th, Socrates Now will be performed at the State University of Moscow for International Relations / Monday, December 7th, 16.00, the ‘House of Nations’ / Wednesday, December 9, 18.30 …

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15 07/2015

“Socrates Now” beneath the Acropolis – 4th summer run!

The hit international theatrical production based on Plato’s “Apology” returns to the courtyard of the beautiful Athens University History Museum building, beneath the Acropolis, a few steps from where philosopher was sentenced to death 2400 years ago.

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