Monday, March 18, 2013

John Freedman

Meet the playwrights who are contributing to the Around-the-Globe Chain Play.

John Freedman (Russia) was the winner of the first annual new play competition hosted by The Internationalists in 2011 Dancing, Not Dead. He has collaborated with several American theaters as a playwright, translator or dramaturg, including Double Edge Theater (MA), Breaking String Theater (TX), Generous Company (MD) and First Stage (VA). His 50+ play translations have been performed in the United States, Australia, Canada, South Africa and England. His translation into Russian of Adam Rapp’s Nocturne, with Maksym Kurochkin, opened at the Young Spectator Theater in Moscow in December 2012. He was the Russian director of The New Russian Drama: Translation/Production/Conference (2007 - 2010) at Towson University and is the Director of the U.S. government funded New American Plays for Russia project. John has written or edited and translated nine books on the topic of Russian drama and theater and has been the theater critic of The Moscow Times since 1992.


Join us on World Theatre Day, Wednesday, March 27th at 7PM at The Lark Play Development Center (311 West 43rd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036)

Tickets are free, but reservations are strongly encouraged. 

A reception follows the reading.

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