Executive Director of the Segal Theater Comments on a New Play about President Trump

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A Nobel Laureate Takes on Trump in Her Latest Play

The New York Times, 3.24.17

“On the Royal Road: The Burgher King,” a new play about President Trump written by the Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek, will have its first presentation next week in the United States. Excerpts from the play — which is scheduled to have its premiere this fall at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg, Germany — will be read on Monday at the Martin E. Segal Theater Center at the CUNY Graduate Center…“She’s a very ferocious writer for the theater,” Frank Hentschker, the theater center’s executive director, said, and added that her recent plays had reckoned with current events.

Submitted on: MAR 24, 2017

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