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Join Columbia University School of the Arts for dynamic conversations that celebrate innovators in art and culture.

Find out more about the Lenfest Center for the Arts here. Download a PDF of the Spring 2019 events poster here.


Organized by Carol Becker and David Henry Hwang, Theatre. This marquee festival presents readings of three plays by living international playwrights alongside conversations with the playwrights and translators.


Featuring: The Sickness of Stone, written by Blanca Domenech, Spain, You Shall Love, written by Pablo Manzi, Chile, Snow, written by Blandine Savetier and Waddah Saab, France.

Snow, written by Blandine Savetier and Waddah Saab, France

The Sickness of Stone, written by Blanca Domenech, Spain

You Shall Love, written by Pablo Manzi, Chile

Translator Panel Discussion: How Did This Play Get into English?

Translators Taylor Gaines and Caridad Svich in conversation with Susan Bernofsky, Writing​

Playwright Panel Discussion

Blanca DomenechPablo ManziBlandine Savetier, and Waddah Saab in conversation with David Henry Hwang, Theatre

The aim of this festival is to expand contemporary US understanding of theatre beyond that of English-speaking countries, and to present new theatrical voices to US audiences.