Ancient Theatre of Aptera to host theatrical production after 17 centuries of silence


Tornos News — The Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania, Crete will once again “come alive” after 17 centuries of theatrical silence. Following its restoration, this unique monument will on Friday, June 29 host a dramatised narration of a rhapsody from Homer’s “Odyssey”, performed by actors Sofia Hill and Antonis Myriagos accompanied by Giorgos Kaloudis on the lyre and Ruth Hill on the qanun (a middle eastern stringed musical instrument), Greek news agency ANA reports.

The event is scheduled to begin at 20:30, while the site will open from 19:45 until 20:15.