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New Europe: Plays from the Continent
by  Bonnie Marranca and Malgorzata Semil (editors)
PAJ Publications, January 2010


New Europe: plays from the continent, edited by Bonnie Marranca and Malgorzata Semil, is the first U.S. play collection to feature work from several countries on the European continent in the post-1989 era.

This collection of seven plays explores issues of terrorism, immigration, youth, globalization, families, and post-communist culture in the years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and expansion of the European Union:

•    Igor Bauersima, norway. today (Switzerland)
•    Malgorzata Sikorska-Miszczuk, The Squirrel-Man (Poland)
•    Goran Stefanovski, Hotel Europa (Macedonia)
•    Petr Zelenka, Tales of Ordinary Madness (Czech Republic)
•    Roland Schimmelpfennig, Push Up 1-3 (Germany)
•    Juan Mayorga, Hamlyn (Spain)
•    Jon Fosse, Sa ka la (Norway)

Bonnie Marranca is the author of Performance Histories, Ecologies of Theatre, and Theatrewritings. She has edited several anthologies, including Conversations on Art and Performance, Interculturalism and Performance, and Plays for the End of the Century. She is Professor of Theatre at The New School for Liberal Arts/Eugene Lang College.

Malgorzata Semil is a theatre critic and translator who, since 1966, has been a member of the editorial board, and Deputy Editor (1989-2002) of the monthly DIALOG, one of Europe's most important theatre journals. She has translated into Polish over one-hundred English, American, Australian, and African plays.

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