The "Prometheus Bound" again gave life to the ancient theater of Dodona.

The "Prometheus Bound" again gave life to the ancient theater of Dodona.

After seventeen years of silence, Friday afternoon, resounded again the ancient speech in the historic theater of Dodona. The tragedy of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound "was presented to - under renovation - ancient theater, both for practical reasons and for the purpose of approximation of the authentic mode of performance of the ancient drama, while about 600 spectators were found in section of the stadium that has been restored.

Being one of the top ancient tragedies, the "Prometheus Bound" offered moments, not only to older, who recalled the images of the moments that the ancient theater of Dodona was filled with people at every show, but also to many younger who rushed feel the experience of mystagogy, watching the ancient tragedy in a different place.

By sundown, the president of the Municipal Regional Theatre of Ioannina, under whose auspices the show had assumed, Aleka Vakalopoulou, sent a welcome to the audience and referred to the effort of Ioannina and Epirus widely to win the title of Cultural Capital 2021.

Then the word was given to the official guest of the Municipality, Spyros Mercouri, brother of Melina, who mentioned that the main weapon of Greece is its culture, and noticed that the reason that has stood the test of time, is its anthropocentric character.

The show won from the first moment the spectators, thanks mainly to the excellent performances of Tassos Nousias in the role of Prometheus, Gerasimos Gennatas in the roles of Hephaestus and Ocean, Dimitris Kouroubalis in the roles of the State and of Hermes, of Marleen Kaminski who sung Io, of Katerina Loura and Iris Mara (Top Dance), and five also dancers of classical dance.

Imaginative, with several innovative features which had not however exaggeration and kept the interest of the spectators, was the directing of Kostas Philippoglou. Froso Korrou had undertaken the movement and the music Lost Bodies, while the costumes signed by Kenny MakLelan and lighting Nikos Vlasopoulos.