PEN World Voices Festival | NYC April 25 – May 1, 2016

Readings: Nine Plays from Five Continents

As part of the 2014 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, the Segal Center will showcase play readings by nin of the world's most respected dramatists. With each writer hailing from a different world region as classified by the United Nations, the International Play Festival generates conversations on art, politics, dreams, war, and philosophy, meant to give American audiences a rich awareness of the greater global dialogue.


Tsunami by Jalila Baccar (Tunisia)

2:00 pm

Endless Vigils at Crête-à-Pierrot by Frantz Dominique Batraville (Haiti) 
5:00 pm

Villa + Discurso by Guillermo Calderoón (Chile)
7:30 pm

Presented by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, The Graduate Center CUNY and PEN WORLD VOICES with additional support from the Australian Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, and the Melbourne Writers Festival and Adam Mickiewicz Institute/