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.


8 02/2017

Maori Bacchae in development. See now the first images!!

First images from the Maori Bacchae development workshop at the Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

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17 01/2017

The journey of the Odyssey – Next stop: Tehran

Be among the 200 readers in the Marathon Reading of Homer’s epic Odyssey in the context of the Fadjr International Theatre Festival. Co-organized by the Embassy of Greece in Tehran and EllinikoTheatro.

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12 01/2017

Thank you for your support!

A big thank you to all our friends who rose to the challenge and met it, with the result that we have now raised $66,000 !! Every contribution, big or small, brings us closer to our goal of $250,000 — please consider donating today! Support

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29 11/2016


Dear Friends, οn this GIVING TUESDAY, please think of EllinikoThεatro and DONATE NOW

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14 11/2016

EllinikoTheatro on Crowdrise

EllinikoTheatro launches its 2017-18 Capital Campaign on Crowdrise

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6 11/2016

Socrates Now completes its 450th performance worldwide

Socrates Now completes its 448th, 449th and 450th performances worldwide.

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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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