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Erwin Axer

Earlier on this forum, Michael Kleineidam reviewed the excellent publication on the great Polish theatermaker Erwin Axer, published by the Polish Theater Institute in a remarkable, bilingual (Polish-German) edition (including some translations by our member Andreas Volk). The Polish Theater Institute has now published the… Read more

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Griesel Translates Sonntag

Yvonne Griesel’s translation of Frédéric Sonntag’s play B. TRAVEN has been nominated for the selection of especially recommended plays 2019 by the German-language Eurodram Committee. You can read an interview on the committee’s website. On November 25th, the play will be presented in a staged… Read more

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100 Years That Shook the World

Henning Bochert’s article on 100 YEARS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD, the series of theatre events at the St. Petersburg Theatre of Generations (Teatr Pokoleniy) to mark the 100th Anniversary of the October Revolution, has now been published in The Theatre Times. Thanks to Kate McNaughton… Read more

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Translating is a tricky business

A short interview by the Union des Théâtres de l’Europe with our member Yvonne Griesel on translation and surtitling: 1. What are the differences between translating a play and specifically translating for the stage? The biggest difference is that the starting point of the translation… Read more