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Festival of Epidaurus 2019

The Festival of Epidaurus 2019, which mainly presents theatrical performances built upon the ancient Greek tragedy and comedy plays, will be held at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus, the Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus and Ancient Stadium of Epidaurus from the 21st of June to the 10th of August 2019.


This year’s festival programme includes a kaleidoscope of theatre and dance performances and concerts.


Oedipus (21 - 22 June). Directed by Robert Wilson.
Co-production: ConversAzioni - Teatro Olimpico Vicenza - Pompeii Theatrum Mundi - Teatro Stabile di Napoli.

Oresteia by Aeschylus (28 – 29 June)
Agamemnon. Directed by Io Voulgaraki.
The Libation Bearers. Directed by Lilly Meleme.
The Eumenides. Directed by Georgia Mavragani.
Production: National Theatre of Greece.

The Suppliants by Euripides (5-6 July). Directed by Stathis Livathinos
Co-production: National Theatre of Greece – Cyprus Theatre Organisation.

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles (12 - 13 July). Directed by Konstantinos Markoulakis.
Co-production: Athinaika Theatra - Municipal and Regional Theatre of Crete.

Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides (19 - 20 July).Directed by Yannis Kalavrianos.
Production: National Theatre of Northern Greece.

Electra / Orestes by Euripides (26 - 27 July). Directed by Ivo Van Hove.
Production: Comedie Francaise

The Clouds by Aristophanes (2 - 3 August). Directed by Dimitris Karantzas.

Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (9-10 August). Directed by Stavros Tsakiris
Production: Municipal and Regional Theatre of Patras.

9th Athens Open Air Film Festival
(22 June)
Surprise screening

Greek National Opera – Alternative Stage (28 -29 June)
Kassandra by Iannis Xenakis Anaparastasis I: The Baritone by Jani Christou
Directed by Alexandros Efklidis
The Day Will Come… by Giorgos Koumentakis
Directed by Ektoras Lygizos

Theogony by Hesiod (5 - 6 July)
Directed by Sofia Paschou

KAOS (12 - 13 July)
Choreographed by Ioanna Portolou
Griffon Dance Company

Daphnis + Chloe by Longus (19 - 20 July)
Un amore bucolico
Directed by Dimitris Bogdanos.

Phèdre by Racine (26 - 27 July)
Directed by Efi Theodorou.

Danaids by Andreas Kalvos (2 - 3 August)
Directed by Natasa Triantafylli.

See the detailed program on the Festival's official website.

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