Pierre Corneille's L'Illusion Comique, Greek National Theatre, 2010-2011.

L'Illusion Comique' is a  prolific play by Pierre Corneille, written in 1636. It's greatness lies in the use of meta-theatricality (play-within-the-play), that is far ahead of its time. Corneille makes use of all theater genres: the first act is a prologue into a fantastic fairy tail world, while the rest of the play stands somewhere in between comedy and tragedy with episodes of love, rivalry, imprisonment, and death. 
The numerous disguises of the play's characters was accompanied by the use a gigantic wardrobe -a "wall of costumes"- inserted within an 8X8 meters  scaffolding. 

The cast: Christos Loulis, Emily Koliandri, Giannis Voyatzis, Eva Kotamanidou, Vagelio Andreadaki, Giannis Kotsifas, Giorgos Gallos, Evgenia Apostolou, Spyros Andreopoulos, Manolis Dounias, Louiza Zouzia. 

The creative team: Translated and directed by Dimitris Mavrikios / Set design: Dimitris Polychroniadis / Costumes: Eleni Manolopoulou / Lighting design : Lefteris Pavlopoulos / Music: Stathis Skouropoulos / Choreography: Apostolia Papadamaki / Cinematography: Christos Dimas. 
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