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Τhe Winter’s Tale

2018-2019 National Theatre of Northern Greece
Τhe Winter’s Tale - William Shakespeare
Opening: Theatre of the Society for Macedonian Studies, 16/11/2018

The ingenious Shakespearean narration of an intense story about love, envy and  abandonment. A dark fairy-tale, full of images and emotions, where time slows down and the heroes’ defence, strength and resistance subside. It is the story of King Leontes, who, suspecting that his wife is cheating on him and blinded by envy, will be driven to utter misery and loneliness. But one day, a big change comes: Leontes comes out of his lethargy, he becomes wiser and light overcomes darkness, because the power of life is invincible…

Translation: Nikos Chatzopoulos
Costumes: Dragos Buhagiar
Lighting: Helmut Stürmer
Lighting: Dragos Buhagiar
Video Art: Ada Liakou
Director’s Assistant: Mara Tsikara
Second Assistant Set Designer: Marina Kelidou
Photographer: Tasos Thomoglou
)46 performances - 11.612 spectators 
Theatre of the Society for Macedonian Studies (16/11/2018 - 17/02/2019)
The “disease” of envy, the obsession of revenge, the power of forgiveness. All these characteristics in one of the most beloved plays, written by one of the greatest playwrights of all times, William Shakespeare, translated by Nikos Chatzopoulos, seen here through the eyes of the great Romanian director Silviu Purcărete

With English surtitles every Saturday
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