"Raus! Get Outta Here!" (Press Release)
- Written by C.Athanasatos
Following the hilarious smash hit comedy "The In-laws from Tirana" with sold out performances in Greece and the US the successful writing duo, M. Reppas and I. Papathanasiou, strikes again with an even funnier new comedy called "Raus! Get outta here!", satirizing and sarcastically criticizing Greece's social and financial corruption.
This new boisterous comedy was played for two consecutive years in Athens, Greece with sellout success. This fall, from November 1, 2013 to November 30, 2013, Eclipses Group Theater NY presents the US premier of "Raus! Get outta here!" at the Stathakeion Cultural Center, 22-51 29th St. in Astoria, with a cast of stellar professional actors. The direction is once again signed by Ioanna Katsarou, the director of last year's sold out success "The In-laws from Tirana". The play will be performed in Greek with English supertitles.
A few words about the play
An unexpected heritage brings together six wildly different characters; an Official of the Ministry of Transportation, his wife - a Pharmacist, a Nurse, two Prostitutes and their flamboyant brothel Assistant. They all conspire in getting a Grant from the European Union with establishing a fake cultural organization. But what happens when a German commissioner suddenly shows up to check on their legitimacy? ... and ... what happens when an unexpected visitor threatens them with revealing their sham?
Directed by Ioanna Katsarou
Starring in alphabetical order: Antonis Armeftis, Dimitris Bozinis, Nikos Karas, Theodora Loukas, Kalliroi Myriagou, Diodoros Pagoudis, Elena Paloumbis, Phytos Stratis, Eirini Tsiari.
Lighting Design: Drew Florida
Costume & Scenic Design: Vivian Triviza
Graphic Design: Panagiotis Xanthos
Translation / English Supertitles: Olga Someras & Ioanna Katsarou
Music for TV-Radio Spot: Stamatis Kraounakis (w-site: www.krounakis.gr)
Production: Eclipses Group Theater N.Y. (w-site: www.egtny.com)
Venue: Stathakeion Cultural Center
22-51 29th St.
Queens, NY 11105
(29th street between 23rd avenue and Ditmars Boulevard) N, Q trains to Astoria – Ditmars.
Dates: November 1st to November 30th:
Friday and Saturday at 8.00 pm and Sunday at 3.30 pm
Note 1 : No Shows on: Saturday, November 9th & Saturday, November 23rd
Note 2 : Early Show: Saturday, November 30th the show will start at 6.00 pm
Tickets: Adult: $20.00 Student(ID/Senior): $15.00
Reservations: (718) 581-6285, www.egtny.com.
Tickets purchasing: (347) 357-3195. All major credits cards accepted.
Eclipses Group Theater NY is a NYC based Nonprofit Theater Co, promoting an explorative approach of the Greek and World Classic and Modern Plays and presenting them to an American and International audience.
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