The Murderess

A music-dance performance based on the novel by Alexandros Papadiamantis, the famous author from Skiathos, which combines original music, songs, contemporary dance, narration and video projections. The narration and the lyrics are based on Papadiamantis's original text. The projected images show locations of Skiathos as described by Papadiamantis. Dance and music follow the dramatic atmosphere of the novel.

"The Murderess" is a story about the 60-year-old midwife and healer, Frangojannou, who commits several murders of young girls on Skiathos 150 years ago. Based on her experiences as a woman in the society of the time, she firmly believes that this will prevent further suffering and burden for the family. "The Murderess" by Alexandros Papadiamantis is today considered one of the most important works of modern Greek literature.

The narration is in Greek and English.

Production credits

Choreography: Echodrama Cultural Group

Dramaturgy: Sevi Dimitriadou

Music composition: ionnix (Yannis Pisimisis)

Professional Dancers (1st and 2nd cast): Phaedra Pisimisi, Francesca Perrucci, Alexandros Stavropoulos, Dimitris Lagos, Michail Logothetis, Stavros Boutsikas, Darwin Diaz, Elisa Marschall, Gilda Bylykbashi, Aliki Mpakopoulou, Giannis Varsos, Daniela Pisimisi and Sevi Dimitriadou

A production by ECHODRAMA Cultural Group.

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