Athens-Moscow by Evdokimos Tsolakidis

Comedy/ 3 characters, 3 Women / Full Length, 8 scenes

Synopsis: Olga and Massa are sisters from Russia living in Greece. The arrival of sibling Irena ignites their suspicions of one another. Does Massa work at the musical academy or is she a drug dealer? Is Irena really a nun or is she involved with the Russian Mafia and selling guns?

But sisterly solidarity prevails and eventually the trio decide to leave for Moscow together. However, as in a certain other play about three sisters, actually getting there is another matter altogether. Athens-Moscow is a hilarious, inspired reimagining of Chekhov’s great play.

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Contact information: Amateur and professional rights:
Theater of Changes,
3rd Septemvriou 19a
104 32 Athens GR
Ph: +30 210 52 48 251

About the Playwrights:¬†Evdokimos Tsolakidis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1962. He studied in the Medical School of the University of Rome. He was awarded a diploma from the Drama School of Northern Greece with honors. He continued his studies in drama, acting, and directing in New York (Actor’s Studio, H.B. Studio) funded by the American state (Fulbright Foundation). He has worked as an actor and director in Greece and abroad, for more than 20 years, working both on classical and modern drama. During the last nine years he has taught improvisation, acting, and acting technique in various drama schools in Greece and abroad.His first play, Athens-Moscow, was staged under his own direction for two years (2001-2003) and has been published along with his second play, Nothing (Athens, Greece: Dodoni Publisher, 1998). He has also published a book, Acting (KOAN ed.). He is the founder and the artistic director of the Theater of Changes in Athens.

Athens-Moscow was first produced by the Apo Mihanis Theater, Athens, in 2001.