Join Kingston Arts in a small GEM production.......
Soak in the sensations, stories and passions of 20th century icon and political activist Melina Mercouri (Never On Sunday) in Greek Goddess.
Award winning Maria Mercedes conjures the flavours and textures of Mercouri’s world, with this captivating cabaret based on the life, work and passions of the actor, singer, activist, politician and icon of Greek popular culture that was Melina Mercouri.
Dive into her majestic world through the stories and music of her life. Experience love songs, traditional Greek songs, protest songs, songs from films and comedy songs - in English, French and Greek, all accompanied by piano, guitar and bouzouki.
Devised & Directed by Terence O'Connell
Musical Director Andrew Patterson
Lighting Designer Jason Bovaird
Maria Mercedes dressed by Lucy Wilkins
Swell with the music of legendary composers Vangelis, Mikis Theodorakis and Manos Hadjidakis including Never On Sunday, Piraeus My Love, Paper Moon, Zorba, Athens Ma Ville, L’veillet Rouge, Medea Tango and Children Of Piraeus.
Feel free to join the cast for a post show drink, meet and greet!
Small Gems at Kingston Arts:
Kingston Arts is part of a Producing Consortium including Gasworks Arts Park, identifying, developing and supporting new independent performing arts work. In 2017 see Greek Goddess, Lola Montez and The Crow Family. Post Show, stay for a drink and meet the cast.