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Pocket Theatre THE ARROW THAT DOES NOT HURT / Cyprus by Vasilis Mavrogeorgiou
October 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Three persons join forces under adverse conditions and combine their intelligence, strength and audacity in order to be able to rescue their fellow citizens. They become friends and dominate in their kingdom. Power blurs their judgment and divides them. At that time, a dragon and a young knight will appear on their way, triggering them to remember their old art – the battle with arrows that do not hurt.
“The arrow that does not hurt” by Vasilis Mavrogeorgiou is staged for the very first time in Cyprus. Four actors perform various parts of a play with humour, drama, imaginative props and costumes, music, dance, battles and dragons! They glorify love and friendship among people and ridicule grudge and meanness.
A performance for both children and adults, with beautiful messages about empathy, directed by Marios Theocharous.
75’ WITHOUT INTERVAL
Pocket Theatre, first appeared in Cyprus with “Who discovered America” by Chrysa Spylioti, to whom our 2019 performances are dedicated. Before that, we had produced the play “I am a Moon” by Zhu Yi (16th International Manhattan Fringe Festival) followed by “Two for the Seesaw” by William Gibson, and “Frankie and Johnny” by Terence McNally. Pocket Theatre has produced the following productions:
2016: “Princess and the Pea” by Maria Socratous, “The Odyssey”, “In the Garden” (show for infants) and “Chlorophyll” by Costas Mannouris.
2017: “School of wives” by Moliere and “Clytemnestra in Hades” by Richard Vetere.
2018: “Our Teacher is a troll” by Denis Kelly and “Queens Boulevard (the musical)”
2019: “The Miller Lady”. A site specific performance at Hadjigiorkis Flour Mill Museum, Frenaros
Playwright: Vasilis Mavrogeorgiou
Direction: Marios Theocharous
Set & Costumes Design: Thelma Kassoulidou
Light Design: Vasilis Petinaris
Sound Design: Demetris Spyrou
Starring: Marileni Stavrou, Xenia Prodromou, Athena Savva, Constantinos Tsiolis
Press & Media: Styliana Chatzigeorgiou
Movement: Marina Pogiatzi