The Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) introduces a new generation of Nordic playwrights in a series of
staged readings representing Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, and Denmark, including Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
We are a Hundred/Vi som är hundra
Written by Jonas Hassen Khemiri (Sweden, 2009) and directed by Anna Zastrow (Sweden/U.S.). A near-death experience! In Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s third play We are a Hundred there are a trio of women: a young revolutionary,
a middle-aged woman living strictly within her comfort zone, and an old truth seeker. Three women who, in their fight to define themselves, realize that they are the same person. Join Khemiri’s unpredictable world where everyone fights to define the meaning of the word “we.
About the playwright
Jonas Hassen Khemiri (b. 1978, Sweden) is the author of three novels and six plays. In 2004 his first novel, One Eye Red/Ett öga rött (2003), received the Borås Tidning Award for Best Literary Debut. His second novel, Montecore: The Silence of the Tiger/Montecore: En unik tiger (Knopf, 2011), won several literary awards including
the Swedish Radio Award for Best Novel of the Year. Khemiri’s works have been translated into more than fifteen languages and his plays have been performed by over 40 international companies. In 2011 Khemiri’s play INVASION! premiered in New York at Walkerspace and was awarded a Village Voice Obie Award for Playwriting.
About the director
MON – 9-30-2013 – 8:00 PM
Pre-reception 7:30 pm