The Stage: Grandeur in the Grandstand

Ten months ago, when he began to plan for last week's grand opening, Artistic Director Alexis Solomos told the press what he had in mind: "Not just another summer festival but an international center of Greek drama." That was a reasonable project for the man who for 14 years had been director of the National Theater of Greece. But what did not seem so reasonable was that Solomos' new international center was to be located on a college baseball field in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Yet on the scheduled première night of the Ypsilanti Greek Theater last week, there was a plywood...

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