19-20 NOVEMBER 2022

Moderator: Vartn af Godot (Waiting for Godot in Yiddish).

When Vartn af Godot premiered with YiddishRep in NYC, The New Yorker proclaimed that “Beckett’s play may finally have found its mother tongue”. Now Vartn af Godot will occupy the fine salons of Dramaten on November 13-14. In this session, actors Shane Baker and Michael Wex discuss the play with Abbe Schulman, Chairman of the Yiddish Society in Stockholm and Lizzie Oved Scheja, Executive Director of Judisk Kultur i Sverige, the driving forces behind the project, as well as Irena Kraus, dramaturge at Dramaten. Moderator: Sarah Schulman.

Sarah Schulman är is board member for Jiddischsällskapet i Stockholm. In 2015 she published the children’s book Dos Nisele in Yiddish and Swedish, through Ruin Förlag. Her articles on yiddish and yiddish culture have been published in multiple publications.

Foto: Ola Lewitschnik