The Burning Ones, 2010

4 male - 5 female

Despina Kalaitzidou

Greece. After the "catastrophes", an authoritarian regime seizes the opportunity and settles in the swollen country. Hunger, drought, tortures, clearances. The characters choose camps: the Priest, the Old Lady, the Madam, the General, the Girl, the Boy, the Soldier. And somewhere among them, the Burning One who burnt himself  in plaza willing to stir up the people.

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The Burning Ones

The Burning Ones. Through its very title, dramatic and prophetic at the same time, Kalaitzidou’s award-receiving play brings together the ...