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rlevitow April 4, 2008 No Comments

Swedish Voices are Breaking Through

The Columbia Swedish Program Presents

BREAKING THROUGH

2 SWEDISH VOICES FROM THE 1880s

at 7 p.m., Monday, April 7, 2008, at

Deutsches Haus, 420 W. 116th Street, N.Y.C.

(between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive)

Two monologues by much-loved writers

from Scandinavia’s 19th-century Modern Breakthrough period.

The public is invited, and admission is free.

A reception will follow.

Recordings of the texts, read by Greer and Gibson, will be available for sale after the

program.

For further information: Tel.: 212-854-4015; e-mail: vam1@columbia.edu.

Director/actor Robert Greer

will present his rendition of a

radically mind-boggling

sermonette by August

Strindberg (his favorite

author) entitled “A Little

Catechism for the Lower

Class.”

Followed by a dramatization

of the classic

feminist short story

“From the Dark” by

Victoria Benedictsson,

recreated by the muchacclaimed

actor

Meg Gibson.

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