St. Ann’s Warehouse & Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens present
Directed by Nikos Karathanos
Adapted by Nikos Karathanos and Giannis Asteris
12 PERFORMANCES ONLY
MAY 2-13, 2018
Tickets start at $40
Runtime: Approx. 120 minutes with no intermission
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Following its sold-out World Premiere at the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus and in Athens, Greece, this vibrant restaging of Aristophanes’ ancient classic brings two Athenians to the country of the birds. Fed up with their city and the gods who rule over it, the mortals ask the birds to build them a new utopia that “embraces our inherent need to dream and offers hope for decadence.” (Art Forum)
Performed in Greek with English subtitles.
Learn More about The Birds
Opening Night | SUN MAY 6
Voices On Talkback | THU MAY 10
Following the performance please join us for an artist talk back.
Inside Circle Dinner | THU MAY 10
The Birds is co-produced by the Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens. Supported by the Onassis Foundation.