Writer singer, storyteller Helen Yotis takes you on a journey through personal family stories, to the untold stories of women who migrated from Greece to Australia in the 1950s and 60s. Filled with the poignant memories and passionate music of their homeland, these true stories resonate with the strength of the women who made new lives, creating an indelible impression on a faraway country.

This spell binding and moving play, is accompanied by some of the most beautiful Greek songs ever written.

Greek Plays: Taxithi – The Long Journey Home will also be livestreamed on Sunday, Feb 25, 4pm, along with Eftihia – Life Has Two Doors (2pm). Livestream playback will be avilable for 72 hours.

★★★★ ‘A moving tribute to the courage and resilience of migrants, and an open road into the Greek soul…’ – The Age

‘A seamless hybrid of story and song…’ – Cameron Woodhead, The Age

‘The three voices…are enchanting’ – Chris Boyd, The Australian

‘A magnificent and joyous celebration’ – Patricia Di Risio, Stage Whispers

Content Warnings: Violence, Sexual violence, War, Domestic Violence, Suicide

Directors: Fiona Choi, Petra Kalive

Musical Director: Andrew Patterson

Muse: Helen Yotis

Bouzouki: Jacob Papadopoulos

Piano: Andrew Patterson

Stage Manager: Vicki Heilbronn

Access Information:

Visual rating 50%: Events are partly subtitled or include dialogue, background music and/or sounds, so d/Deaf and hard of hearing audiences can have some engagement with the event.

Aural Rating 50%: Has both sound and visual components, but sight isn’t essential to be able to engage with the event.