Experimental theater: Scenes from Plato’s ‘Phaedo’ (Mumbai, India)

Cultural Activities

Members of the New Acropolis Center in Mumbai staged a play rooted in the Socratic dialogues. The presentation investigated the writings of Plato, describing Socrates’ life and philosophy. Selecting themes from Plato’s Phaedo, the performance intertwined scenes set in the present day with the final moments of Socrates’ life. The script explored the concept of immortality of the soul, highlighting the nature of Absolute Goodness, Justice and Beauty.



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