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VTHEA demands kill fees

In an open letter to the theatres, the German playwrights association VTHEA e. V., founded in October at the Grips-Theater in Berlin, demands kill fees for all shows that were cancelled this year due to the restrictions to control the coronavirus. The restrictions imposed to control the coronavirus lead to loss of income for theatre […]

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Playwrights elsewhere: Karnataka, India (Arwind)

What do playwrights elsewhere write about?

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A Week With The Fence

The Fence, this “strange animal”, as its founder Jonathan Meth calls it, is a circle of professional friends all over the world, a club, really, that operates on a recommendation basis. Its focus lies on the work of playwriting, of developing plays, working with directors and dramaturgs.

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Leipzig Book Fair 2019

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On New Dramatists

During a trip across the United States in September 2018, I had the opportunity to get to know New Dramatists, a New York institution for playwrights. The artistic director Emily Morse devoted her time to me quite generously to tell me about the building and its history as well as about the structure of her […]

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Now in stores: VON MASOCHISTEN UND MAMMA-GUERILLAS

Finally, it is here: VON MASOCHISTEN UND MAMMA-GUERILLAS. Barbora Schnelle, the editor of the book, presents new Czech drama. The book is now available (e. g. with the publisher). “An update in the German-speaking countries and at the same time the first volume of the newly founded series of translated contemporary drama: Drama Panorama.“ Since […]

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ANIMA in Romania

The ANIMA-Vom Beseelen der Dinge production is invited to the TESZT Festival in Timișoara (Romania). The artists collectiv Schubert Bauer Krahl will show the performance there on 20 May 2018.  

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ÜBERSETZEN magazine: article on theatre translation

The new edition 1/2018 of the magazine of the Association of German language Translators of literary and scientific works (Verbands deutschsprachiger Übersetzer literarischer und wissenschaftlicher Werke e. V.; VdÜ) contains an article of mine briefly presenting various areas of language mediation in theatre and the work of Drama Panorama: Forum für Übersetzung und Theater.

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EURODRAM 2018 Honours

Eurodram – European network for drama in translation 2018 Honours – Selection of original texts Eurodram, the European network for drama in translation, is delighted to announce its 2018 selection of plays recommended for translation. These have been chosen by 282 members of 27 language committees, out of the 746 original plays received in 2017. […]

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New performances: ANIMA-Vom Beseelen der Dinge

One year after its premiere, the artists collective Schuberty Krahl Bauer again present their production ANIMA-Vom Beseelen der Dinge.

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