My Daughter, the socialist

Wed Jun 29th 2016 to Sat Jul 2nd 2016 at 20:30
Cyprus, Makarios III Amphitheatre (Amphitheater of School for Blind), 28th October Street, Acropoli, Nicosia

Event Details

The Cyprus Theatre Organisation will this summer be bringing the much loved Greek Cinema classic by Alekos Sakellarios My Daughter the Socialist to the stage, directed by Achilleas Grammatikopoulos. The performances of Aliki Vougiouklaki, Dimitris Papamichael, Lambros Konstadaras, Hronis Exarhakos, and other talented actors, together with the music and songs of Giorgos Zampetas, have withstood the test of time. The characters we have came to love in the film will come to life on stage and with their quarrels, strikes, Sunday excursions, romance and plenty of song and dance, will light up our summer nights.

Liza, the only daughter of industrialist Antonis Delvis, returns from her studies in London to Athens as she is due to succeed him in running the factory. Her ideas however are too progressive and clash with those of her conservative father. During a peace march, in which she participated despite Delvis' explicit ban, Liza rows with a peace activist who as it happens works at her father's factory, a detail neither is aware of. When Delvis decides to fire all the workers who took part in the march, the rest go on strike in protest. Liza sides with the workers, runs into the young activist and soon falls in love with him.

Direction: Achilleas Grammatikopoulos
Adaptation: Achilleas Grammatikopoulos, Marina Vronti
Set-Costume Design: Elena Katsouri
Orchestration/Music Compilation: Nikolas Dimas
Music Instruction: Mikaella Hadjiefraim
Choreography/Movement: Panos Metaxopoulos
Lighting Design: Georgios Koukoumas
Sound Design: Giorgos Christofi
Assistant Director: Marina Vronti
Assistant to the Scenographer: Sosanna Tomazou

Marina Demetriou, Christodoulos Martas, Giorgos Zenios, Michalis Moustakas, Costas Kazakas, Harris Kkolos, Stelios Kallistratis, Constantinos Tsiolis, Antreas Makris, Fotis Giorgides, Zoi Kyprianou, Polyxeni Savva, Mirsini Christodoulou, Chrystalla Kallenou, Marilia Yiallouridou

The play is in Greek.

Cost: €10 / €6

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