How do today’s playwrights relate to their important predecessor August Strindberg? 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of Strindberg’s death. To commemorate the jubilee, Scandinavian American Theater Company (SATC) has commissioned a diverse group of the most exciting American and
Scandinavian playwrights to write short plays in response to Strindberg’s iconic Miss Julie/Fröken Julie (1888). Join SATC for a special presentation of these brand new 15-20 minute plays and a panel discussion about Strindberg’s influence on today’s working playwrights.
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.
SATC is a collective of theater artists founded to provide Scandinavian perspectives through the new generation of Scandinavian playwrights and theater artists. SATC presents contemporary plays and inventive takes on the classics from the Nordic region, which includes Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Denmark, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. SATC is committed to strengthening the relationship between Scandinavia and the United States through collaborations and interdisciplinary artistic exchange that examine and challenge the cultural status quo.
MON – 11-12-2012 – 7:00 PM