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“8 Women,” Comedy Directed by Theodore Petropoulos, Runs in Astoria June 4-6

ASTORIA – The comedy Gynaikes Dolofonoi (8 Women) will be presented live for three performances on June 4, 5, and 6, at 8 PM each night, at the Stathakion Cultural Center, 22-51 29th Street in Astoria.

Produced by the Academy of Hellenic Paideia’s theatrical workshop Logos & Praxis, the play is directed by Theodore Petropoulos, the well-known actor and member of the Pancyprian Choir.

The dynamic cast includes Avgi-Maria Atmatzidou, Anastasia Thanasoula, Eleni Koundi, Metaxia Liza, Myrto Motsi, Natasa Protopsalti, Vicky Tsavalias, and Stavroula Tsoutsa.

Tsavalias is also a member of the Pancyprian Choir, while Tsoutsa is a contributor to Ethnikos Kirikas/The National Herald.

Tickets are a $10 donation per person.

Since this is one of the first in-person theatrical presentations since the pandemic shut down live, indoor performances, seating may be limited.

More information is available by phone: 917-603-4437

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