Angeliki Zaphiropoulou, a Greek Playwright, was born in Chaikali, a village near Patras, the Cultural Capital of Europe 2006. She is based in Athens.
At the age of four, she attended her first theatre performance in the 'Apollon' Municipal Theatre of Patras, a jewel of the architect Ernst Ziller.
Being a great admirer of SHAKESPEARE, she attended a Vacation Course on SHAKESPEARE IN THE MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY in the University of Cambridge,
England, in 1972.
Her Plays, published by New Theatre Publications, have been favourably reviewed in Amateur Stage and
DAWN (Drama Association of Wales) theatre magazines.
The Painter And The Portrait
'...The multiplicity of nationalities of the characters-Greek, French and English-does make for casting challenges but the exoticism of both the characters and the romantic settings makes this a very different choice of play...'
The Violinist, The Hypocrite
"...Although Greek and living in Athens, this is a playwright who has a masterly command of the English language..."
The Leading Lady
"...-Your autistic character is very true and faithful to real autism - the way he behaves! You must have done a tremendous amount of research..." Michele Larchez,a French author, Chevalier de la Legion dí Honneur 2013 and mother of the gifted autistic painter Nicolas....
...We have certainly started out this month on a very theatrical note with yet a third, albeit very
different, play based on theatre folk..." Amateur stage
Four of her plays have been advertised in Plays International.
She is an Associate Member of The Foreign Press Association of Greece from 1985.
She is a member of the Society of Authors.
John Corbidge ,The Great English Painter, was Angeliki's inspiring teacher in English.
Angeliki's adored Kinetta
seaside in winter
(click for close-up)
A book sculpture in the University of Patras.