The Persians, by Aeschylus

Cyprus : The Persians, by Aeschylus

The play ''Persians'' by Aeschylus completes the two-year project ''Hero-isms'' of the Centre of Performing Arts MITOS, which is included in the official programme of the European Capital of Culture - Pafos2017. In the renovated Attikon theatre, a modern version of the ancient drama will be presented. The real disaster of war is individualised through the royal family and reflected through the singing and the pain of the Chorus. In a war no one wins.

Credits: Lukasz Walewski (Director, Music), Constantina Peter (Dramaturgy), Constantinos Melides (Research), Elena Kotasvili and Alexis Vagianos (Scenery), Myrto Sarma (Costumes).

Participating: Prokopis Agathokleous (Xerxes), Stephanie Charitou (Atossa), Michalis Ashikkas (Koryphaios), George Onisiforou (Messenger) and Antonis Katsaris (voice of Darius). Chorus: Mieczyslaw Litwinski, Daniel Monski, Stefanos Filos, Elias Sofronides.

A collaboration of the European Capitals of Culture, Pafos2017 and Wroclaw 2016.

Entrance €10. Free admission under 18 years

Telephone information and bookings 99 985232 / 97 879793


Tickets available online at


From: Friday, April 28th, 2017
Until: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Time: Starts at 19:30


Paphos, Paphos Cyprus




Phone: 99985232

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