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Staged Reading of Kathrin Röggla’s Worst Case

Zeitgeist DC

Staged Reading
Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 7:30 pm
Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Court, NW, Washington, DC 20008
No charge
+ 1 (202) 289-1200
Worst Case (c) Schauspielhaus Wien
Worst Case (c) Schauspielhaus Wien

Directed by Jenny Lord, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, followed by a discussion with the cast. This is a new translation by Katy Derbyshire.

Cast: Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey, Heather Haney, Joe Mallon, Max Reinhardsen, Michael Rudko, and Emily Townley

Neither catastrophes themselves nor the resulting suffering are the topic of Worst Case. Instead, it is the manipulation of catastrophic scenarios in the media and politics. Potential catastrophes are omnipresent in news and talk shows, invoking the worst case even if it fails to materialize. The unending torrent of disaster movies provides a continual loop of graphic imagery depicting the end of times.

More about the Playwright:
Kathrin Röggla (Playwright, Worst Case)

More about the Director and Theater:
Jenny Lord, Shakespeare Theatre Company

More about Worst Case:
Download SymbolWorst Case Description (PDF, 205KB)

Eventbrite - Theater of the Voiceless: Staged Reading of Kathrin Röggla’s "Worst Case"

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