Greek Drama in London 2017

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As ever, do email me if there’s anything you think should be added to this page! The listing of sources used may be useful if you want to publicise your own show, as well as for sheer pedantry.

JANUARY

Antigone is adapted at Theatro Technis to 7 January 2017.

The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus will be at the Finborough from 3 January to 28 January 2017.

FEBRUARY

Antigone will be the UCL Classical Play (in English) at the Shaw Theatre from 1 February to 3 February.

Prometheus Bound will be the KCL Greek Play (in Greek), at the Greenwood Theatre from 8 February to 10 February.  My views here.

MARCH

The Frogs is a hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire at the Jermyn Street Theatre from 14 March to 8 April.

APRIL

The Frogs is a hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire at the Jermyn Street Theatre from 14 March to 8 April.

Medea, The Outcast draws on ancient Greek stories by Euripides & Seneca, and on modern author Heiner Mueller at the Lion and Unicorn from 11 April to 13 April.

MAY

Oedipus at Colonus returns to Theatro Technis on 6 and 7 May.

JULY

Leave To Remain is based on The Acharnians at The Water Rats from 31 July to 2 August.

AUGUST

Leave To Remain is based on The Acharnians at The Water Rats from 31 July to 2 August.

The Odyssey is adapted for free at The Scoop More London from 9 August to 3 September.

The Iliad is retold in 50 minutes at the Lion  & Unicorn Theatre from 24 August to 26 August.

Helen is at the Hen & Chickens Theatre from  25 August to 27 August.

SEPTEMBER

The Killing of the Revellers Rapsody X by Homer will be at the Hellenic Centre on 30 September.

OCTOBER

Electra will be getting a drama student performance at Theatro Technis from 24 to 28 October.

Bacchae looks like being this year’s Oxford Greek Play, at the Oxford Playhouse from 18 to 21 October.  That’s in Oxford, as well as being in Greek.

Antigone appears at the Greenwich Theatre on 30 October.

NOVEMBER

The Suppliant Women will be at the Young Vic from 13 November to 25 November.  I thought it was good in Newcastle.

Lysistrata: A Musical Adaptation  is at the Bridewell Theatre from 14 to 18 November.

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