‘Baptismal’ in Andros
GreekislandsFri Aug 25th 2017 at 21:00 until 23:00
Greek Islands, Chora of Andros, Cyclades Islands, Andros https://www.myguidegreekislands.com/events/baptismal-in-andros VISIT WEBSITE
The ‘ALALOUM’ troupe presents the legendary operetta ‘BAPTISMAL’, by Theofrastos Sakellaridis. This musical masterpiece is directed by Giorgos Dambasis with main partners the conductor Giannis Tsanakaliotis and the choreographer Rodopi Kouvari. The music troupe consists of members of the lyrical theatre, including Eleanna Konstanta, Amanda Kritsotaki, Dimitris Paksoglou, Kostas Mavrogenis, Giannis Kavouras, Panagiotis Zavitsas and Giota Sangvinatsou. The work is also performed by the renowned actors of the ‘ALALOUM’ group Thanasis Anastasiou, Lilika Antanasioti, Chara Vakondiou, Ilias Victoratos, Gena Gerari, Giorgos Geraris, Stathis Daniilidis, Rania Konstantinidou, Stelios Markouizos, Katia Markouizou, Rika Mouriki, Sarantis Padelias and Katerina Soroula.
Theofrastos Sakellaridis owes his immortality to the ‘Baptismal’.
The ‘Baptismal’ was made a movie in 1952 by Maria Plita, with Mimis Fotopoulos as the starring actor. It has also been directed by Giorgos Dambasis for the ERT (the national Greek broadcaster), with the participation of renowned theatrical actors.