My Mother’s Sin


By Stefanos Politis

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After an overwhelming reception and the successful completion of the first tour across USA Universities, the solo theatrical performance “My Mother’s Sin” will be commencing its second tour and UT Austin will be one of its stops! We are proud to present you this amazing production developed by an exellent blend of well-established and emerging artists. “My Mother’s Sin”, an autobiographical short story written by Georgios Vizyenos in 1883 speaks of forgiveness, guilt and atonement in a confessional manner. The performance will expose the audience to contemporary Greek culture with a deep connection to Greek cultural heritage and tradition. The story’s central figure is Annio, a sickly little girl, around whom the plot is developed. We follow the course of the girl’s illness and the mother’s vain efforts to save her, in order to redeem herself from a hidden sin.

Venue: Texas Union Building Theater (UNB 2.228), 2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, Texas Date: 10/21/2019

Free admission. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Performance starts at 7:30 pm. Seating is first come first served so please RSVP to secure your spot. RSVP: https://utexas.campuslabs.com/engage/event/4996791 CREDITS

Adaptation: Rena Kyprioti | Direction: Danae Roussou | Interpretation: Rena Kyprioti | Music Composer: Nikos Kypourgos | Costume: Vana Giannoula | Lighting: Danae Roussou | Graphic Design: Paris Mexis | Trailer: Giorgos Nikopoulos | Production Manager: Eirini Vourlakou | Production Consultant: Emily Brown-Metaxas | Project Manager: Ioanna Sakketa | Production: POLYPLANITY Productions Sponsored by: The Greek and Cypriot Society Campus Events + Entertainment University of Texas at Austin Department of Classics