• Heinz-Uwe Haus and Theatre Making in Cyprus and Greece

    Heinz-Uwe Haus has published a new book, titled Heinz-Uwe Haus and Theatre Making in Cyprus and Greece (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; 405 pages; release date: Sept. 8, 2021). Co-edited by Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe and supported by Costas Hadjigeorghiou, the book presents a selection of the considerable amount of material written and published in relation to Haus’s productions of Brecht’s plays and Brechtian productions by other dramatists, especially ancient Greek drama, in Cyprus and Greece since his production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle marked the launch of the Cyprus National Theatre in 1975 after the country’s political turmoil culminating in the Turkish invasion.

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    September 13, 2021 • Book Review, News, Review • Views: 47

  • European Program Horizon 2020

    Proposal Title : Values Across Space and Time

    Proposal acronym: VAST

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens: CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROGRAMM

    Scientific Director : Theodore Grammatas, Emeritus Professor


    Theoretical background

    In the era of postmodernity, the general belief in the autonomy of the text has been abandoned. The author’s meaning may be inherent in the original text, but is produced and reproduced by the recipient, the reader or the spectator, who is the final co-author of the meaning. In theatre and dramatic text, the performative and imaging discourse, which is appropriated by the audience, signifies the scenic transcription and formation of the play within socio-historical contexts.

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    January 2, 2021 • News • Views: 365

  • European Program Horizon 2020

    Socioeconomic and Cultural Transformations in the Context of The Fourth Industrial Revolution        

    Proposal Title : Values Across Space and Time

     Proposal acronym: VAST

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    December 5, 2020 • Ancient Drama, News • Views: 557

  • Heinz-Uwe Haus and Brecht in the USA: Directing and Training Experiences

    Heinz-Uwe Haus was the first renowned director from the German Democratic Republic to (be allowed to) direct in the USA. Continue Reading

    September 19, 2019 • Book Review, News • Views: 2618

  • Time in the Theatre Memory of a timeless present on stage, Athens 23-25 May 2018

    H[/ropcap]ow is time depicted in Theatre? And how is it inscribed as a memory on the spectator’s consciousness when the fleeing unique moment of the theatre performance ceases to be, and the “once and only one time”of the stage representation becomes part of the spectator’s deposit of similar experiences? Continue Reading

    July 3, 2018 • News • Views: 2054

  • Twentieth century Greek Theatre – Contribution to the History of Modern Greek Theatre

    Theatre is a wider form of cultural creation and demands a particular way of treatment as it equally combines both the dramatic text with the theatrical performance and the artistic expression with the social occasion. The continuously increasing interest in 20th century Greek theatre subjects and themes, has produced remarkable results. Continue Reading

    October 15, 2017 • News • Views: 6152