Jens Hillje/Nurkan Erpulat: Crazy Blood
A Play From the New York Theater Workshop
Thursday 14 June, 2012
Goethe-Institut, Wyoming Building
5 East 3rd Street
Directed by Jade King Carroll, New York Theater Workshop.
Nurkan Erpulat (b. 1974) is a resident director at the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus. Erpulat recently directed an adaptation of Kafka’s novel The Castle at Deutsches Theater Berlin. Many of his works have been invited to national and international festivals. Erpulat also works in Turkey, the country of his birth.
Jens Hillje (b. 1968) is a freelance dramaturg and director. He cofounded the Baracke at Deutsches Theater in 1996 with Thomas Ostermeier (Theatre of the Year 1998). From 1999 to 2009 he was a member of the artistic team and chief dramaturg of Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz. Hillje received second place for the 2011 Director of the Year award.
Presented by the Goethe-Institut New York and New York Theater Workshop.
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) is committed to the development of innovative theatre by supporting theatre artists at all stages of their careers. Over the past two decades, NYTW has evolved to become a significant force in New York City's vibrant cultural landscape and is now recognized as one of the leading producing theaters of original work in the United States. NYTW is renowned for producing intelligent and complex plays that expand the boundaries of theatrical form and address issues that are critical to our times.