A topsy turvy Underworld converses with The Frogs by Aristophanes, the setting here being a lakeside resort in Hades.
Because of the war ravaging their homeland, a couple decides to leave. Along with other refugees on the same vessel they end up in a foreign land due to rough seas, but the husband manages to send their two children back home with his brother as their ship is sinking.
Four teenagers (two boys and two girls between 17 and 18 years old) frequent a skatepark. One day they meet Aslan, a refugee who can actually skate better than they do. Aslan teaches some moves that are quite tricky to one of the boys, secretly at first, in exchange for small sums of money and breakfast.
Air plants are epiphytes that can survive in the most unusual of environments. Their roots are rudimentary –and perhaps their memories dulled. The ‘air plants’ in this one-act dialogue play, a Greek international technocrat and a Greek activist, would very much argue about that.
Leandros Polenakis ingeniously and vividly mocks the ‘price’ and exploits of Ali Pasha, subtly castigating the financial hardships and political upheaval that many Greeks are experiencing today…
During a luxurious wedding reception for the Prime Minister’s daughter, a furious –and ravenous –mob of protestors burst into the ballroom with severe cannibalistic intentions.