Philoctetes by Sophocles
2014 July 18, 19
Epidaurus - Ancient Theatre
Abandoned on the island of Lemnos by his comrades, Philoctetes comes up against them once again 10 years later when they try to trick him out: if they are to conquer Troy, they need the invincible bow Hercules gave him. A tragedy about human pain, abandonment and the association between conscience and politics, honour and duty.
With the Municipal Regional Theatre of Patras & Αρτivities,
Aimilios Heilakis, Konstantinos Markoulakis and Michael Marmarinos.
Direction by Kostas Filippoglou.
The performance is presented in Greek, with English surtitles.