O Vaftis­tikos

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The Greek Na­tional Opera will be stag­ing a new pro­duc­tion of The­ofras­tos Sakel­lar­idis’s “O Vaftis­tikos” (The God­son) in a series of per­for­mances run­ning tak­ing place on Novem­ber 2 and 6. Di­rected by Si­mos Kakalas, the op­eretta is one of the Greek reper­toire’s most pop­u­lar works, with a story based on a series of com­i­cal mis­un­der­stand­ings. The cast is led by Ge­or­gia Iliopoulou and Gina Poulou al­ter­nat­ing in the role of Vivika, and Dia­manti Krit­so­taki and De­spina Skar­la­tou al­ter­nat­ing as Kiki. The Greek Na­tional Opera Orches­tra is led by Gior­gos Ara­vidis and An­dreas Py­lar­i­nos. Shows start at 8 p.m. Ad­mis­sion ranges from 15 to 35 euros (10 euros re­duced). Tick­ets are on sale at the the­ater’s box of­fice. Olympia The­ater, 59-61 Academias, tel 210.366.2100, www.na­tion­al­opera.gr

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