The Per­sians

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The Theama (Theater for Peo­ple with Dis­abil­i­ties) com­pany per­forms Aeschy­lus’ “Per­sians” at the Greek Na­tional Theater’s Ex­per­i­men­tal Stage on Wed­nes­day, July 13, and Thurs­day, July 14. The troupe is the only pro­fes­sional theater com­pany in Greece that com­prises mostly ac­tors with dis­abil­i­ties. “The Per­sians,” Aeschy­lus’ old­est sur­viv­ing drama (472 BC), is directed by Vas­silis Economou and fea­tures folk singer Yiota Vei as the cho­rus leader. The pro­duc­tion, which will be in­ter­preted into Greek sign lan­guage, is part of the Greek Festival and shows start at 9 p.m. Ad­mis­sion costs 10 eu­ros (5 eu­ros re­duced). Tick­ets for Greek Festival events can be pur­chased on­line as well as at the festival’s box of­fices (39 Panepis­timiou, in­side the ar­cade, open Mon­days to Fri­days from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Satur­days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and the Herod At­ti­cus Theater on Diony­s­iou Aeropag­i­tou St (open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 6-9 p.m. daily). Greek Na­tional Theater Ex­per­i­men­tal Stage, 48 Panepis­timiou, tel 210.3301881, www.n-t.gr

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