Aristophanes Now archiveA musical reworking of the plays of Aristophanes. With leading contemporary Greek composer Stamastis Kraounakis, dancers from Turkey and musicians from around Europe, Aristophanes Now focuses on the chorus sections of the original ancient Greek comedies by one of Greece's most admired dramatists. With stunning design by takis for Artluxe and video projections by mesmer, the production draws upon the universal themes of love, loneliness, youth, old age, celebration, betrayal and beauty. Aristophanes' plays, composed and performed in Athens during the fifth and fourth centuries BC, are the earliest surviving instance of comic drama in European culture and form part of the history of European theatre.

Author Stamatis Kraunakis. Author Speira Spiera.

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Work type: Musical.

T2113850469 (RADA13)

Presented byArtluxe (under the auspices of the Embassy of Greece). Director Stmatis Kraounakis. Music Stamatis Kraounakis. Choreographer Andeliki Stellatou. Design takis (for Artluxe). Design Dick Straker (video design for Mesmer). Performer Speira-Spreira.
17 Apr 13 to 18 Apr 13RADA Studios (formely Drill Hall Arts Centre), Inner London :: V197
listing details L0971717345

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