April 11, 2014

World Voices: International Playwrights Festival

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PEN Image (Corrected) v3 for PatronmailFrom April 28 – April 30 The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center and the Pen World Voices Festival will present the World Voices:  International Playwrights Festival, bringing nine playwrights from around the world to New York.  The festival is a rare opportunity for New York audiences to experience an exciting array of international theatre voices.   As part of the event, PlayCo will present The Djinns of Eidgah by Indian playwright Abhishek Majumdar at 7:30pm on April 30 at the Segal Center.  We hope you’ll come out to see Abhishek’s play as well as the other works in the festival.  Here’s the complete line up of writers and directors:

Jalila Baccar’s Tsunami (Tunisia), directed by Saheem Ali

Dorota Maslowska’s No Matter How Hard We Try (Poland), directed by Paul Bargetto

Elfriede Jelinek’s Rechnitz (Austria), directed by Katherine Brook

Raimondo Cortese’s Holiday (Australia), directed by Oliver Butler

Guillermo Calderon directs his own Villa + Discurso (Chile)

Chong Wishing’s Yakiniku Dragon (Japan), directed by Victor Maog

Abhishek Majumdar directs his own The Djinns of Eidgah (India)

Huzir Sulaiman’s Cogito (Singapore), directed by Lila Neugebauer

Frantz Dominique Batraville’s Endless Vigils at Crête-à-Pierrot (Haiti), directed by Awoye Timpo

We hope you’ll come out to support these wonderful writers and stay for the post show conversations.  Please check out the full schedule of plays.

April 28, 29, 30 | Daily at 2pm, 5pm, 7:30pm | Segal Theatre
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue

                                           FREE + Open to the Public | First come, first served.

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