The name and the grace, 2014

2 female

Peny Fylaktaki

In the ladies’ room of a luxurious restaurant where the wedding reception is held, the two mothers-in-law, Despina and Lula, embark on a seemingly innocent and short conversation about the name of the child, since the bride is already pregnant. The place is not at all suitable for such a conversation, which is frequently interrupted by incomers, and moves on to another level after every interruption revealing the background of every family and relationships in a struggle to death about who will prevail.

[Translated by Vasiliki Gkekina]



Aspects of Peny Fylaktaki’s theatre

MAN We lost.

WOMAN  Friendly game?


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Peny Fylaktaki is a playwright with a dynamic presence in the Greek theater over the past fifteen years. She holds a PhD in Theatre Translation and...