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The Brotherhood behind the Revolution
A New Play by Ioli Andreadi & Aris Asproulis
Directed by Ioli Andreadi
312 W 36th St, New York, NY, 10018
Filiki Eteria — The Tank (thetanknyc.org)
Thursday April 21 at 7pm
Friday April 22 at 7pm
Saturday April 23 at 7pm
The show is presented with surtitles in English
The Tank Theatre announces the next mainstage production, “FILIKI ETERIA: The Brotherhood behind the Revolution” that will take place in their Proscenium Theater (312 W 36th St, New York, NY, 10018).
“FILIKI ETERIA” is an original play by Ioli Andreadi and Aris Asproulis, directed by Ioli Andreadi, that was based on research by the two prolific writers and researchers. In their 12th play Ioli Andreadi and Aris Asproulis combine historical events and fiction, that traces the secret history of the artists and intellectuals that inspired the European revolutions of the 18th century, from their crazy and passionate visions of national independence to their personal betrayals.
“FILIKI ETERIA” was created for the Cultural Foundation of Piraeus Group (PIOP) in honor of the 200-year anniversary of the Greek revolution and was previously presented in the summer of 2021 with great success at the nine Museums of the PIOP Network, at the Historical Archive of PIOP, at the Aeschylia Festival, and at the historic Skopeftirio in Kaissariani, obtaining the warm reaction of the 2.000 and more audience members who attended. The cast will include Miltiadis Fiorentzis, Nikolaos Karagkiaouris, Despoina Sarafeidou, and Vasiliki Troufakou. FILIKI ETERIA will feature set and costume design by Dimitra Liakoura and assistant direction by Penelope Aslanoglou. Lighting Designer is Stevi Koutsothanassi and Orestis Tatsis is the production manager. The presentation of the show in New York is supported by the Attica Region.
The performance schedule for “FILIKI ETERIA” is Thursday April 21, Friday April 22 and Saturday April 23 at 7pm.
* FILIKI ETERIA is a historical secret brotherhood founded by Greeks in Odessa, now Ukraine, with the aim of spreading the ideas of freedom and preparing for the Greek Revolution, which is one of the most important and influential European Revolutions of the 18th century.
Emmanouil Xanthos: Miltiadis Fiorentzis
Νarrator / Nikolaos Skoufas / Hellas: Vassiliki Troufakou
Athanasios Tsakalof: Nikolaos Karagkiaouris
Alexandros Ypsilantis: Despoina Sarafeidou
Direction: Ioli Andreadi
Original Play: Ioli Andreadi & Aris Asproulis
Set & Costume Design: Dimitra Liakoura
Translation in English: Emmanuela Lia
Lighting Design: Stevi Koutsothanassi
Photographer: Kiki Papadopoulou
Show Filming / Video Teasers: Diamantis Karanastasis
Assistant director: Penelope Aslanoglou
Production Manager: Orestis Tatsis
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