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Theater and Poetry: Visions and Metaphor

When: Thursday, May 1
Where: Segal Theater, CUNY Graduate Center: 365 Fifth Ave.
What time: 7–9 p.m.

With Àngels Aymar & Kristín Ómarsdóttir; moderated by Sarah Cameron Sunde. Excerpts directed by Shilarna Stokes and Hillary Spector.

Free and open to the public. No reservations.

Cosponsored by the Martin E. Segal Theater Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Join playwrights Kristín Ómarsdóttir from Iceland and Àngels Aymar from Catalonia for a reading of excerpts from their work, followed by a conversation between these two dynamic writers. What is the process of creating work with poetic and classical structure for modern European theaters? How do you translate imagery and poetry? Do imagery and metaphor transcend culture or define it?

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