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SPLINTERS

Written by Nina Rapi

Directed by Anastasia Revi

Splinters are the small pieces of wood that penetrate the skin, or the frag- ments of a shattered impression. 7 short stories that together synthesise an ensemble, a play about human relationships. 7 dialogues among friends, lovers, family members
or internal, self-dialogues, that bring to light the never-ending quest for happiness, freedom, self-conscience and identity through our day to day interactions. The struggle between solitude and co-existence, between the self and the other.

 

Nina Rapi uses a simple but dense, full of substance theatric language and manages through the banality of everyday life stories to pose eternal existential and philosophical ques- tions. The text, like splinters, quietly and subtly drills through to reach some deeper, inner thoughts, to arouse and to -an extent- annoy, reminding us the ephemeral of our being and the contradictions in our human, social nature.

"SPLINTERS" played at the Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford,

31 May - 2 June, 2018.

Cast

In order of appearance

Irini Fasia

Xenia Raptopolou

Ilias Alexeas

George Kapellakis

Lydia Vie

Sevi Iosifidou

Evangelia Kougioumoutzi

Lilia Papadouraki

Virginia Villioti

Theodora Koutentaki

Creative and Production Team

Directed by Anastasia Revi

Lighting design by Yiannis Katsaris

Translation –  Alan Knapman, Lydia Vie, Sevi Iosifidou, Klery Kourouvani, Virginia Villioti

Surtitling -  Sevi Iosifidou

Production – Sevi Iosifidou, Evangelia Kougioumoutzi, Lydia Vie

Marketing – Irini Fasia, Theodora Koutentaki

Ticket management – George Kapellakis

Programme and Graphics– Lilia Papadouraki

Stage Management & Prop construction - Philip Spicer

Photography - Michalis Barkoulas, Christos Kypraios

Video - Andrew Hogan

Supporting Crew

Sound - Sevi Filippidou 

Surtitles – Panagiota Koliatsa

Lighting - Romanos Nianios