It's All Greek To Me
It's All Greek To Me
Old Mill Theatre
Old Mill Theatre
2 May 2014 to 17 May 2014
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Tickets - Tickets are $25, $20 concession book at or on 9367 8719.
Duration - 120
Not suitable for children
Coarse language

TYPICALLY used to highlight not understanding, the phrase “it’s all Greek to me” now lends itself to the title of a play premiering at the Old Mill Theatre in May.

Written by WA playwright Noel O’Neill and directed by Valerie Dragojevic, hilarity turns to disaster in a comedy of errors set in 1960s London when a man makes a promise he cannot keep.

It’s All Greek To Me is the story of Nicolous Pilankous who celebrates with a bottle of ouzo one night and suddenly gets a call from his lonely cousin Stavros in Greece.

In his drunken state, “Nicky” promises him a wife – leading to hilarious and sometimes disastrous results.

“My inspiration for the play came from the Greeks I grew up with in London in the late ’50s and 60s,” O’Neill said. “It’s All Greek To Me is a tribute to the era.

“I was – and still am – a huge fan of Anthony Quinn who I saw play Zorba The Greek at the movies.

“I fell in love with how passionate it all seemed and how passionate these Greeks were with th ...more
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