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AUSTRIAN STAGE: EUROPA ESCAPES TO EUROPE
THURSDAY, DEC 05 2019, 07:30 PM
For our sixth installment of Austrian Stage, we present the US premiere of europa escapes to europe, a contemporary, timeless and poetic text about Europe's self-assurance and self-estrangement.
In europa escapes to europe, the Austrian dramatist Miroslava Svolikova depicts the chronology of European history as a carnivalesque farce.
Followed by a Q&A with the playwright, the director, and Ambassador Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of Delegation at the European Union Delegation to the United Nations in New York.
Playwright: Miroslava Svolikova
Translation Panthea/ Lyz Pfister
Director: Guy Ben-Aharon
Featuring Klaudyna Astramowicz, Stephanie Heitman, Vince Nappo, and Eddie Shields.
Showtime is approximately 1 hour with no intermission.
This project has been generously supported by the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York. With kind permission of Suhrkamp Verlag.
Austrian Stage is an initiative founded in 2014 by Boston-based US-Israeli stage director Guy Ben-Aharon and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York to present contemporary Austrian theater to US audiences.