Athens – Epidaurus Festival 2023

31 May - 28 August 2023 · ATHENS & EPIDAURUS

Venue Details

Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, Epidaurus 
Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus, Epidaurus
Archaeological Museum of Epidaurus, Epidaurus
Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Dionysiou Areopagitou St, Athens 
National Theatre, 22 Agiou Konstantinou St, Athens 
Athens Conservatory, 17-19 Vassileos Georgiou St, Athens 
260 Pireos St, Agios Ioannis Rentis

The Athens Epidaurus Festival celebrates its 68th anniversary this year with an inspiring programme of events from June 1 to August 26. As always, artistic productions and site-specific performances will be held at some of the most iconic and atmospheric locations in Athens and Epidaurus.

As Greece's leading cultural institution and one of Europe's oldest festivals, the Athens Epidaurus Festival hosts an impressive roster of distinguished music, opera, dance and theatre artists from around the world, collaborating with renowned Greek and international organisations and attracting significant audiences worldwide.

Highlight performances for the 2023 Athens Epidaurus Festival include:

Odeon of Herodes Atticus 

  • Madama Butterfly from the Greek National Opera
  • Opera Gala with Roberto Alagna, Aleksandra Kurzak and the Athens Municipal Symphony Orchestra 
  • Nabuko an opera by Verdi from the Greek National Opera.

Ancient Theater of Epidaurus

  • Wasps by Aristophanes from the National Theatre
  • The Frogs by Aristophanes from Efi Birba
  • The Trojan Women by Euripides from the National Theatre of Northern Greece
  • Hippolytus by Euripides from the National Theatre
  • Hecuba by Euripides from Io Voulgaraki
  • Medea by Euripides from Frank Castorf
  • Oedipus Rex by Sophocles from Simos Kakalas
  • Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles from George Skeyas

Pireos 260

  • The Utopians by Michael Kliën from the En Dynamei Ensemble
  • Der Wij / Vij by Kirill Serebrenikov from Thalia Theater Hamburg


See the full programme for the 68th Athens - Epidaurus Festival

Performances at the Athens Epidaurus Festival typically have surtitles in English but check when you book tickets.

Source: Athens Epidaurus Festival Official Website


Ticket Details

Information on tickets for the festival events can be found on the festival website.


31 May - 28 August 2023