‘The Matchmaker and The Miser’: Hellenic Art Theatre’s new comedy comes to Sydney

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The Hellenic Art Theatre is bringing its new comedy The Matchmaker & The Miser to The Greek Theatre – Mantouridion at Marrickville, Sydney from Friday, March 24 to Sunday, April 9.

The comedy shows are part of The Greek Festival of Sydney‘s cultural program of events this year.

The Matchmaker & The Miser is about the age-old conflict of love and money. Menios is a miser, his obsession with money spells disaster for all those around him, including his two children, Elle and Petros.

Elle is passionately in love with the penniless Angelos, but her father has arranged for her to marry a wealthy old man. Meanwhile, Petros loves the young, impoverished Marianna. In a further twist, Menios has asked Matchmaker Efterpe to assist him as he intends on marrying Marianna himself.

With the help of Menio’s artful servant, Koltsidas, and Efterpe, Elle and Petros plot against their frugal father.

More details:

  • Adaptation of Moliere’s play, ‘The Miser’ by Thanos Zikas.
  • Directed by Stavros Economidis.
  • Performed in Greek, with English Surtitles.

Cast: Stavros Economidis, Dennis Messaris, Dimitris Perdikis, Marion Anthi, Leonidas Ellinas, John Daviskas, Evelyn Tsavalas and Athanasia Costa.

  • 24 March – 9 April 2023
  • Fri & Sat @ 7.30pm | Sun @ 5pm
  • Greek Theatre – Mantouridion, Building 36, Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville.
  • Tickets: www.hellenicarttheatre.com.au or call 0413 989 007.

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