Nk: A Kazantzakian Montage

Directed by Suzanne Heywood

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A celebration of struggle, triumph, freedom and joy

On the 60th anniversary of his death, Q44 Theatre presents the world premiere of NK: A Kazantzakian Montage, an exploration of the life and work of Crete’s most famous writer Nikos Kazantzakis.

Nominated nine times for the Nobel Prize, Kazantzakis is universally recognised as a giant of modern Greek literature and is best known in the English-speaking world for the cinematic adaptations of his novels Zorba the Greek (1964), and The Last Temptation of Christ (1998).

Performed in the style of traditional Greek theatre, NK: A montage is an immersive spectacular merging the ancient with modern, featuring breathtaking light, sound, physical theatre.

Cast
Nikos Kazantzakis—Alex Tsitsopoulos
Ensemble—Elyssia Koulouris, Erin Marshall, Kostas Illias, Nicole Coombs, Paul Pellegrino, Sebastian Gunner, Tabitha Veness, Tania Knight, Will Atkinson

“Expert stagecraft (with artistic direction from Gabriella Rose – Carter, lighting design by John Collopy, and sound design by Justin Gardam) informs the journey, characters and incidents which touched and shaped Kazantzakis’ personal and professional life.”
— Nick Pilgrim, Theatre People

Behind the curtain

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