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Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman

Athens Megaron Concert Hall | January to March 2020

Directed by Yiannis Houvardas




Yannis Houvardas directs the third Ibsen of his 45-year-long career, in a new translation, against what he considers an ideal background to the play, the Megaron Understage. 
In the great Norwegian playwright’s stunning poetic dystopia, we witness the ruthless fighting among the members of the older generation for supremacy over the young. Melodrama, horror movie, anarchic realism, dark comedy, grotesque irony—in other words, Ibsen’s multidimensional palette producing a symbolic dream world. 


Creative Team

Translation Eri Kyrgia
Director Yannis Houvardas
Set Designer Eva Manidaki
Costume Designer Ioanna Tsami
Music Thodoris Economou
Lighting Designer Lefteris Pavlopoulos

Assistant Director Emily Louizou

John Gabriel Borkman Nikos Hadjopoulos
Gunhild Borkman Reni Pittaki 
Ella Rentheim Lydia Fotopoulou
Vilhelm Foldal Ieronymos Kaletsanos
Fanny Wilton Theodora Tzimou
Erhart Borkman Konstantinos Plemmenos 
Frida Foldal Sophia Kokkali

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