Knox faculty work in international theatre festival

From: The Washington Post (Washington, DC)

“Zeitgeist: New Playwrights From Austria, Germany and Switzerland”… mounts staged readings of acclaimed German-language scripts in English translations [in Washington DC from June 11-25]…
“A lot of the time, work that is accepted as fairly ordinary in the German-language realm can seem very out there and experimental in the American or Anglo-American context,” said [the translator of one of the plays,] Neil Blackadder, a professor of theater at Knox College who has translated [several] contemporary German-language plays (including “Chirping Hill” and “Hamlet Is Dead”) into English. “German-speaking audiences are much more used to seeing plays which don’t have clear narratives.” Read more…