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Department of Theatre Studies


The Theatre Studies Department in collaboration with the Athens Concert Hall and the Athens State Orchestra hosted a conference titled “Ionian Islands Opera and Musical Theatre until 1953”.

The Conference focused on the Ionian Islands Opera from its birth until the middle of the twentieth century, examining also popular forms of Ionian Islands musical thearte (musical dramas, comedies with songs, musical comedies etc.).

This e-edition presents eight papers presented at the two-day conference titled “The Greek Book in Crisis. Thoughts about the Past, Observation on the Present, Ideas about the Future”, organised by the Collaborators Edition (Ekdoseis Sinadelfon) in collaboration with the Theatre Studies Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.