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Labor by Poreia Theatre


Poreia Theatre

Trikorfon 3-5, Athens


17 May 2022



A powerful work / comment on the alteration of our image, on the life we ​​have never lived, on the construction of our memories, on the repressed existential issues, on the self-deceptions that save us (?), On the choices that determine us. The play is directed by the young Emily Louizou, a Greek director living in London, whose work attracted the broad interest of the public and the theatrical world of the British capital. On the cast, three outstanding actors, Stelios Mainas, Ioanna Pappas and Orestis Chalkias.

A couple of plastic surgeons have managed to overcome time and live in endless isolation. And there comes a night, when a young man knocks on their door. He can’t remember who he is due to an accident he just had. They host and treat him. However, as the days go by,  the couple becomes more and more attached to the young man. They begin to interfere with his appearance with a scalpel and scissors. As his face changes, he becomes their child.

A thriller about a violent birth and a house that sucks the child like a black hole.

Cast: Stelios Mainas, Ioanna Pappas, Orestis Chalkias.

Author: Anthi Tsirouki

Directed by: Emily Louizou

Scene designer: Thalia Melissa

Costumes: Alexandros Garnavos

Music: Irene Skylakaki

Movement: Alkistis Polychroni

Lighting: Alekos Anastasiou

Sculptor-Art Collaborator: Grigoris Myrgiotis

Performances wil take place on the 17th and 23rd of May. Start time: 21:00


The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Victoria

Metro to Venue: 4 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES


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