The Young Quill presents the musical-theatrical performance “The story of a one-eyed creature”. The direction is by Aikaterini Papageorgiou and the composition of the music by Alexandra Mikroutsikou.

The work is based on the eleventh rhapsody of Homer’s Odyssey and the “Erotic Polyphemus” by the poet Theocritus of Syracuse. Performed by four actors and two musicians, Christina Kostea, Tasos Lekkas, Costas Koutroulis Tryfonas Zaharis, Angelos Aggelou, Alexandra Mikroutsikou.

The show is for the entire family! Its premiere will take place on July 17 in Edipsos and immediately after it will begin its journey to major cities in Greece.

Theatre, live music and visual arts meet on stage. Cyclops Polyphemus comes to life on stage in a large visual installation in the form of a puppet – which the actor moves from within. The actors who frame Odysseus, alternately play different characters / roles in the story – from Odysseus’ companions to Cyclops’ rams – and, playing percussion instruments, accompany the live music lute music.

Translation and Adaptation: The Young Quill Team

Directed by: Aikaterini Papageorgiou

Art installation and costume design: Alegia Papageorgiou

Music Composition: Alexandra Mikroutsikou

Choreography: Chrysiis Liatziviri

Lighting design: Kostis Mousikos


Christina Kostea (Cyclops), Tasos Lekkas (Ulysses), Kostas Koutroulis, Tryfonas Zacharis, Aggelos Aggelou on the luyte and Alexandra Mikroutsikou on the accordion.

Photos: Elina Giounanli

Graphic Design: Sevastiana Kostaki/studioasevia

Duration: 70 mins


Edipsos, July 17, Rock of Hercules
Argyroupoli, July 20, Aloma summer cinema
Kolonos, July 21, Kolonos Theater
Chalkida, July 23, Artemis Courtyard Theater
Galatsi, July 26, Cine-Galatsi Veikos Grove
Samos, August 1, Ancient theater of Pythagorion
Kos, August 13, Roman Conservatory
Nea Makri, August 19, Amphitheater of the Cultural and Sports Center of Nea Makri
Municipality of Acharnes, 26 and 27 August
Halki (Dodecanese), September 4
Amfissa, September 10, Old town
Vrilissia, September 11, Damari Theater – Aliki Vougiouklaki
Association of Athens, September 18
Agioi Anargyroi – Kamatero, October 18, Center for Art and Culture Maria – Elena Hall