Mourning becomes Elektra (Expired)

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Could there be an invisible mechanism that crushes people’s lives? If yes, which one is it? One of the 20th century’s most important plays, Eugene O’Neil’s Mourning becomes Electra takes center stage at Ethniko Theatro on February 21st.  Considered to be a modern version of Orestia, the play takes place at the end of the American Civil War and traces the uneasy relationship of Brigadier-General Ezra Mannon with his wife, Christine Mannon, their son Orin and their daughter Lavinia. It’s a relationship full of raw, open wounds founded on an unwholesome past and a demented view of life. Just as important, the story of the Mannons is an honest, open discussion about the present.

Giannis Houvardas, the manager of Ethniko Theatro, is the play’s director and stage designer.
Translation: Errikos Belies
Adaptation: Giannis Houvardas, Savas Kyriakidis
Costumes: Ioanna Tsami
Lighting: Lefteris Pavlopoulos
Assistant Director: Natassa Triantafylli
Brigadier-General: Akylas Karazisis
Christine Mannon: Karyofillia Karabeti
Lavinia Mannon: Maria Protopapa
Orin Mannon: Christos Loulis
Captain Brant: Giorgos Gallos
Lieutenant Peter Niles: Argiris Pandazaros
Hazel Niles: Yioulika Skafida
Seth: Christos Stergioglou
Viewer 1: Haris Tsitsakis
Viewer 2: Themis Bazaka
Viewer 3: Mayia Lyberopoulou
Viewer 4: Giorgos Kotanidis

Ethniko Theatro
Central Stage
Aghiou Konstantinou 22-24 str., Athens

Date: February 21-28, 2013

Additional Info

Date: Thursday, 21 February 2013
End Date: Thursday, 28 February 2013
Categories: Theater
Address: 22-24, Aghiou Konstantinou str.
District: Central Athens
Phone: (+30) 210 5288170

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