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Book Presentation: Playwrights Before the Fall
Martin E. Segal Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center
6:30 PM

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of communism, the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presents Playwrights Before the Fall: Eastern European Drama in Times of Revolution. Featured in the anthology is György Spiró's play Chicken Head (Csirkefej) translated by Eugene Brogyányi. The Threshold Theater Company will perform a scene from the play.
Several theater companies will perform brief scenes from plays by the other authors in the book -- Sławomir Mrożek, Karel Steigerwald, Matei Vişniec, and Dušan Jovanović.

A panel on the playwrights' role in the theatrical revolution of the 1980s will follow.

Please visit the CUNY website listing for more information.

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