The Cyprus High Commission brings experimental Cypriot theatre to the UK for the first time! Cutting-edge performances, produced during lockdown and as a response to the pandemic, by independent Cypriot theatre groups comprise the online festival “THEATRE at home/ from CYPRUS”. Enjoy a month of experimental adaptations of classical texts or of original works, devised and presented in hybrid formats, from the comfort of your home.
Between February 25 – March 19, a new performance will be released every Thursday at 7pm and will be available to watch for 48 hours on: vimeo.com/ondemand/cyprustheatre.
All performances are in Greek with subtitles in English, and free to watch for audiences in the UK only, using the promo code CYPRUSTHEATRE.
1. THE DREAM OF A RIDICULOUS MAN: an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s short story by Kostas Silvestros and Stela Fyrogeni. Available on 25 February 2021, 7pm, for 48 hours.
2. THE CHAIRS: by Eugene Ionesco, directed and performed by EnactTheatre, film direction by Kyros Papavassiliou. Available on 4 March 2021, 7pm, for 48 hours.
3. THE FLOOD: conceived and directed by Magdalena Zira, film direction by Elena Alonefti.
Available on 11 March 2021, 7pm, for 48 hours.
4. VARIOUS I’S: by Kostas Mannouris, directed and performed by Marios Mettis.
Available on 18 March 2021, 7pm, for 48 hours.