The historic Porea theater was founded in 1960 by the cinematographer Alexis Damianos. For 40 years the theater housed some of the most important theatrical initiatives and creators of the Greek theater. Since 2000, Poreia has housed the “Dolichos” theater company, which was established in June 1998 on the initiative of the director, actor and translator Dimitris Tarlow. In January 2000 Dimitris Tarlow buys the building, makes a radical renovation and turns it into a modern theater.
His extensive repertoire includes contemporary foreign works – such as – Hellenic premiere, (The Beast in the Moon, Eurydice, Plots with a View, The Forest, Oleanna, Blasted, The Man Who), classic works from world theatrical (and non) literature of all times in modern adaptations by important authors or pioneering dramaturgies (Frenapati – based on Pierre Corneille’s L’Illusion comique, Miranda – based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Three Sisters, Marriages, Daphnis and Chloe, Bacchus, the Wild Duck), new Greek works (The Oblivion, The Blind Spot, The Great Chimera – adaptation, The Happy – adaptation, Jugerman – adaptation).
The diversity also characterizes the stylistic choices of the shows, as the Poreia theater collaborates with directors of different schools and completely personal style. Obsessed with detail, our goal is to create high-level theatrical performances, always speaking the language of today with a diverse repertoire and in collaboration with the leading creators in Greece and beyond.
The Poreia Theater offers to ISIC holders the student discount on tickets for all performances.