A special, Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival’s Spring Weekend pre-festival benefit party. The Spring Weekend Soiree at Manhattan’s Bohemian Spirit Restaurant will feature discussions with directors of the upcoming stage readings, Adrian Alea, Edward Einhorn, Simona Maicanescu, Michael Piatkowski and Zishan Ugurlu, as well as short excerpts from the plays themselves. Guests will also enjoy the vibrant music of Central Europe, and traditional Czech food and beer. The evening is organized by Vaclav Havel Library Foundation and Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association to support the artists.
Bohemian Spirit Restaurant at Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021
Tickets for $150 each are available online at Eventbrite.com.
The Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival’s Spring Weekend is a showcase of emerging Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak playwrights whose work reflects on current social and political issues. The plays have been translated into English and feature local New York performers and directors who will have the opportunity to try out these works onstage as part of the European Month of Culture. The program also includes a full Romanian production. Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival, organized by VHLF and BBLA each fall in New York City, is an annual showcase of live performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and an award ceremony highlighting Vaclav Havel’s legacy as a playwright.
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