Reto Finger: Cold Country (Kaltes Land)
Reading: Part of Zeitgeist Festival 2012
Thursday 21 June, 2012
Goethe-Institut, Wyoming Building
5 East 3rd Street
Reto Finger (b. 1972) won the Kleist Prize for Young Dramatists for Cold Country. He works for the Schauspielhaus Bochum, and is president of the Swiss association of authors. He was author-in-residence at the Nationaltheater Mannheim and the Schauspielhaus Zürich. His plays have been invited to a number of festivals.
Presented by the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York and Playwrights Horizons.
In order to strengthen Swiss-American relations, friendship and common understanding, the Consulate General of Switzerland supports many projects and events throughout the region and aims at further developing dialogue and exchanges between Swiss and Americans in all fields of life.
Playwrights Horizons is a writer's theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists, and to the production of their new work. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, Playwrights Horizons continues to encourage the new work of veteran writers while nurturing an emerging generation of theater artists.