Trianon Theater - Shadows reviving, Alexander the Great and the Cursed Serpent, October 21st 2018
The company "Proscenium, Culture - Social Entertainment" presents at the Trianon Theater (Syntagma Square, Nafplio) the theatrical performance "Shadows reviving - Alexander the Great and the Cursed Serpent".
A different "Karagiozis" (the central figure and subject of the famous Greek Shadow Theater) is presented in Trianon Theater: through the curtain and the shadows theater's white sheet, actors jump out and the show begins ...
But what happens when the same actors have to go back to the curtain?
Performances / hours
Sunday, October 21st 2018 at 11:30
Sunday, October 21st 2018 at 16:30
Direction / Sets / Costumes
The initiator of the project "Shadow reviving" and awarded by the Association of Theatrical Writers, Michael Sdougos.
Marios Firfilionis, in the role of Karagiozis
Director Assistant / Creative Director: Roula Saltapida
Dramatologist: Rena Likou
Kinesiologist: Louisa Karagiannis
Music composition of the song of "Vesiropoula": Nikos Kapetanios
lyrics of the song of "Vesiropoula": Roula Saltapida
Lightings: Kostas Marlagoutsos
Sound: Thodoris Salapatas.
Makeup: Fei Zikou
Production Organization: Konstantinos Spiliotis, Roula Saltapida
Production Assistants: Giouli Kiriakopoulou, Fei Zikou ("Karagiozi" players)
Public Relations: Maria Angeliki Spilioti, Eleni Siourouni
Sets construction: Lefteris Bali
Production direction: Konstantinos Spiliotis.
Did you know that?
Greek Shadow Theatre has reached a two hundred year old tradition. With Ottoman references combined with locally developed characters, it was established at its peak as the most popular form of entertainment.
Karagiozis, the protagonist, is an authentic folk hero and the depiction of the folk spirit, which continues to bring laughter and entertain audiences of all social classes and ages.
The work of "Proscenium" is supported by the Archbishop of Athens, the Archbishop of Argolis, the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and the Association of Writers of Argolis.
The performance is under the auspices of the Municipality of Nafplio, the Regional Unit of Argolis, the UNESCO (Argolida Group) and of the Center for European Studies "Ioannis Kapodistrias".