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The Power of the Powerless in China, panel discussion, Bohemian National Hall, New York, October 26, 2018 Havel Conversations, NewsThe Power of the Powerless in China, panel discussion October 4, 2018 The Power of the Powerless in China, panel discussion, Bohemian National Hall, New York, October 26, 2018 Panelists: Liao Yiwu, winner of 2018 Disturbing the Peace, Award for a Courageous Writer at Risk, writer, musician, poet; Liu Xia, Disturbing the Peace nominee, artist; Andrew Nathan, Professor of Political Science at …
Acceptance Speech for the 2018 Annual Disturbing the Peace Literary Prize for a Courageous Writer at Risk Awards, Disturbing the peace, NewsAcceptance Speech for the 2018 Annual Disturbing the Peace Literary Prize for a Courageous Writer at Risk October 3, 2018 Source: China Change / www.chinachange.org / By Liao Yiwu / I thank the award committee for conferring this honor upon me. The award is named for Vaclav Havel’s first work, his autobiography Disturbing the Peace. When translated into Chinese, however, the title of this work means about the same as …
Divadlo ASTORKA Korzo90 News, TheaterInterview with Zuzana Kronerova of Astorka Korzo ́90 Theatre September 21, 2018 Astorka Korzo ́90 Theatre will be presenting their production of Eve of Retirement/ Pred Odchodom na Odpocinok at The Rehearsal for Truth theater festival in honor of Vaclav Havel. The festival takes place from 25 -30 September at The Bohemian National Hall and is presented by The Vaclav Havel Library …
Divadlo ASTORKA News, TheaterInterview with Juraj Nvota – Director of the Production: Eve of Retirement September 21, 2018 Astorka Korzo ́90 Theatre will be presenting their production of Eve of Retirement/ Pred Odchodom na Odpocinok at The Rehearsal for Truth theater festival in honor of Vaclav Havel. The festival takes place from 25 -30 September at The Bohemian National Hall and is presented by The Vaclav Havel Library …
???????????????????????????????????? News, TheaterInterview with Daniel Hrbek – Director of the Productions PROTEST/DEBT September 21, 2018 Svanda Theatre from Prague, Czech Republic will be presenting their production of PROTEST/DEBT at The Rehearsal for Truth theater festival in honor of Vaclav Havel. The festival takes place from 25 -30 September at The Bohemian National Hall and is presented by The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation and The Bohemian …
Vaclav Havel Gala Dinner, Washington, DC, November 18, 2014 News, TheaterMadeleine K. Albright: Global Challenges of Today and Commemorating Václav Havel September 18, 2018 HAVEL BUST DEDICATION Sculptor Marie Seborova Thursday, September 27, 2018 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Low Memorial Library Rotunda Columbia University This program features an address by Former United States Secretary of State, The Honorable Madeleine Albright, commemorating Václav Havel as an intellectual, leader, and agent of change and how his …
HOPPArt News, TheaterSCALE 1:5 August 29, 2018 REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival Saturday, September 29, 2018, 12 p.m. & 3 p.m. Presented by: HOPPart, Budapest, Hungary Director: Tamas Herczeg Cast: Lilla Czvikker, Lilla Litauszky, Lilla Csenge Cseke, Zalan Kisari, Domotor Pinter The Hungarian company HOPPart will bring the alternative musical show SCALE 1:5 to the streets of New York by using a portable sound …
Cezary News, TheaterCEZARY IDZIE NA WOJNE / CEZARY GOES TO WAR August 29, 2018 REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival Saturday, September 29, 2018 7:30 p.m. Presented by: Komuna Warszawa, Warsaw, Poland and Polish Cultural Institute in New York Conceived and directed by: Cezary Tomaszewski, Script: Justyna Wąsik Music by: Claude Debussy, Georg Friedrich Handel, Stanislaw Moniuszko, Dimitr Szostakowicz The play deconstructs military ethos and …
Protest_Debt News, TheaterPROTEST / DEBT August 29, 2018 REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Presented by: Svanda Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic Playwrights: Vaclav Havel and Marek Hejduk Director: Daniel Hrbek Translation: Jan Novak and Alex Zucker Cast: Robert Jaskow, Tomas Pavelka, Jacob Erftemeijer, Tomas Korenek Thirty-three years separate two one-act plays that are …
Pred odchodom na odpocinok News, TheaterEVE OF RETIREMENT/ PRED ODCHODOM NA ODPOCINOK August 28, 2018 REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH Theater Festival Friday, September 28, 2018, 7:30 p.m. Presented by: Astorka Korzo ́90 Theatre Playwright: Thomas Bernhard Director: Juraj Nvota Cast: Peter Simun, Zuzana Kronerova, Marta Sladeckova Eve of Retirement represents not only an artistic masterpiece but also a political and social catharsis for the Slovak nation, …
Rehearsal for Truth Festival 2018 Program Announced News, TheaterRehearsal for Truth Festival 2018 Program Announced August 26, 2018 The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation (VHLF), together with the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association (BBLA), will partner with Czech, Hungarian, Polish, and Slovak performing arts and cultural institutions to host the second year of a unique festival presenting the best in contemporary Central European theater. Artistic Director of the Festival, …
Liu Xia Awards, Disturbing the peace, NewsTHE POWER OF THE POWERLESS IN CHINA (Panel Discussion) August 22, 2018 Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5 PM Bohemian National Hall Presented by VHLF and NED The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation will be hosting a panel discussion entitled The Power of the Powerless in China during the Rehearsal for Truth theater festival taking place during the week of 25 – 29 September …
Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Announces Liao Yiwu as the 2018 Winner, Disturbing the Peace, Award for a Courageous Writer at Risk Awards, Disturbing the peace, NewsVaclav Havel Library Foundation Announces Liao Yiwu as the 2018 Winner, Disturbing the Peace, Award for a Courageous Writer at Risk August 2, 2018 The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation announced today that the winner of the 2018 Disturbing the Peace, Award for a Courageous Writer at Risk is Chinese author, reporter, musician and poet – Liao Yiwu (aka Lao Wei). As a vocal critic of China’s Communist regime, he spent four years in prison …
HavelConvers-web-listing-large Havel Conversations, NewsHavel Conversations Live, May 2018 Gail Papp and Carol Rocamora in Conversation with Lenka Kabrhelova Wendy Luers in Conversation with Lise Stone July 30, 2018 In spring 2018, The Bohemian and Benevolent Literary Association (BBLA) together with the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation (VHLF) launched “Havel Conversations Live” with two interviews. Gail Marrifield Papp, a former director at New York’s Public Theater, and Carol Rocamora, author of Acts of Courage: Vaclav Havel’s Life in the Theater, …
Christine Ebersole NewsBBLA & Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Announce its REALITY CZECH Gala Hosts July 25, 2018 The esteemed hosts for the evening that will reflect Vaclav Havel’s dedication to human rights, theater, and cultural diplomacy will be two-time Tony Award winning actress Christine Ebersole and Czech puppeteer – Vit Horejs. Christine Ebersole won Tony Awards for Best actress in a Musical for her work in Grey …