Cyprus Theatre Organisation - Marina Vrondi

Esme
by Spyros Peresiadis

Esme, the long-forgotten dramatic romance by Spyros Peresiadis, author of the pastoral drama Golfo, comes to light through a performance celebrating the 50-year-anniversary of the Cyprus Theatre Organisation, directed by Greek Cypriot director Marina Vrondi. The presentation of this performance at the Athens Festival bears testament to the long history of collaboration between the two major institutions, going all the way back to the iconic CTO production of The Suppliants in Epidaurus in 1980. A contemporary re-reading of a little-known play, set on the eve of the Greek War of Independence, this production falls under the 1821 Bicentennial thematic tribute.

With English surtitles. Greek surtitles on opening night.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, all performance dates are subject to change