The theatrical performance "About Alexandros"
THEATER
The theatrical performance "About Alexandros"
From the Silence of the Display Case to Living Theatrical Voices
FROM 17/10/2017 - TO 19/11/2017

Alexander the Great in epic Persian poetry. For the first time in Athens, excerpts from Nizami’sIskandarnama of the 12th century are dramatized. Battles, journeys and spiritual quests formulate the image of the great ruler.

A miniature painting from the famous work of Persian literature Hamsa (Pentad) byNisamitakes us to the world and the legends of Alexander the Great or Iskandar. The miniature, is attributed to a Shirazi workshopof the 16th century and depicts the hero with his son discussing with his teacher Aristotle and other sagesof the Antiquity.

Translation: Marianna Iatropoulou-Theocharidou

Director: Strais Panourgios

Costume manager: Dionysis Xaxiris

Music: Alexis Kotsopoulos

Movement: Thalia-Mary Papadopoulou

Assistant director: Zoi Katsamani

Acted by ANdromachi Davlou, Stratis Panourgios, Eva Simatou

 

The museum exhibit will be presented by Mina Moraitou, Curator of the Islamic Art Collection.

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INFORMATION ABOUT EVENTS

ΜΟΥΣΕΙΟ ΙΣΛΑΜΙΚΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ
OPENING HOURS:

17, 22, 24, 29, 31 October & 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 Novemebr 2017

The performance starts at 20!30

TICKETS:

€ 15, € 10 reduced (per performance), € 25, € 18 (for two new performances), € 50, € 35 (for all performances)

Tickets are available from 6.10.2017:

FOR ALL PERFORMANCES

-at the Benaki Museum of Greek Culture, 1 Koumbari street, Athens.

Ticket office opening hours: Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 – 18:00, Thursday and Saturday 10:00-22:00, Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

FOR TWO NEW PERFORMANCES

-at the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art, 22, Ag. Asomaton & 12 Dipilou street, Athens

Ticket office opening hours: Thursday – Sunday, 10:00-18:00

-at the Benaki Museum Ghika Gallery, 3 Kriezotou street, Athens

Ticket office opening hours: Friday - Saturday, 10:00-15:00

Information: Τ 2103671015, Monday – Thursday, 10:00 – 15:00 

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