The Blue Bird
by Maurice Maeterlinck
CHRISTMAS AT THE MEGARON
Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall
A boy and a girl seek the bird of happiness. A journey to landscapes populated by mysterious creatures and alluring feathered beings, full of allegorical adventures – a journey into adulthood, the quest for the impossible.
One of the masterpieces of musical and fantasy theatre, The Blue Bird by the Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck (Nobel Prize in Literature 1911), staged by Sophia Spyratou, communicates the most profound truths to children through the language of music, movement, word, and image.
Adapted by Stratis Paschalis
Director: Sophia Spyratou
Light designer: George Tellos/Lighting Art
Starring Smaragda Karydi and Emilios Cheilakis
Featuring four dancers and two children
Members of the Camerata – Orchestra of the Friends of Music
Conductor: Panos Vlachos