Yiorgos Skourtis was born in Athens in 1940 and died in 2018.
He has written numerous plays that have been mostly staged at the Art Theatre and have been widely successful. He has written short stories, novellas, novels, scripts. He emerged in 1996 with his volume of short stories “D.S’s Journal”.
His first appearance in theatre took place in 1970 at Karolos Koun’s Art Theatre with the staging of his ground-breaking play The Nannies.
He has been the president of the Greek Union of Playwrights.
He has also worked as a director and as a translator, translating works of Aristotle and Shakespeare.
Shakespeare lives in the shelter, 2013
The Actors, 2005
The Thriller of Love, 1998
The K.K. Affair- The Jolt of the Labyrinth, 1993
Socrates’ Trial, 1992
The executioners, 1988
The Game, 1986
Karagiozis plays Karagiozis, 1983
Eleven One-Act plays, 1980
The Comedy of King Jugurtha, 1979
Where is the bus going?, 1978
No more phallocracy, 1977
Pieces and shivers, 1976
The noose, 1975
The bulldozer, 1975
The strike, 1975
The Musicians, 1972
Karagiozis almost…vizier, 1972
The Nannies, 1970