August Strindberg Repertory Theatre is staging two more of Strindberg’s late chamber plays, The Storm and Burnt House, in new translations by Robert Greer. The plays will be performed in rep during the month of October at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street in the East Village). The Storm, a remarkable picture of old […]
Stig Dagerman (1923-1954) was a literary sensation in postwar Sweden. In 1947, he meets Viennese-Jewish intellectual Etta Federn in her hotel room in Paris. They become friends. Or do they? Federn worships her dead son, a hero in the French Resistance. But how does she treat her other son, who is still alive? Dagerman witnesses […]
We mourn the passing of Tomas Tranströmer (1931-2015), Swedish poet and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2011.