European Month of Culture 2021

The 2021 “European Month of Culture NYC,” produced by Origin Theatre Company in partnership with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States, is restarting this month with a series of play readings and panel talks involving playwrights, producers and cultural organizations from New York, Romania, Ireland, Spain, Greece, Lithuania and the Nordic countries. Co-curated by Erwin Maas and Michael Mellamphy, and staged virtually from a variety of locations, the readings will be presented live on Zoom on Mon May 17 at 6pm; Mon May 24 at 8pm; Sat May 29 at 2pm; Sun May 30 at 1pm, and Mon May 31 at 6pm. The panel talk, presented by the Scandinavian American Theater Company live on Zoom, is on Tue May 25 at 12pm. All the events are free.  (All times are EDT.)

Online Play Reading Series

GUN HILL | May 17, 6PM EST
 by Saviana Stănescu (Romania)
WHITE ON WHITE | May 29, 2PM EST
by Luís Fernando de Julián (Spain)
BROOKLYN | May 31, 6PM EST
by Rytis Valiūnas (Lithuania)
MY BEDSIT WINDOW | May 24, 8PM EST
by David Gilna (Ireland)
WHAT REALITY? | May 30, 1PM EST
by Nina Rapi (Greece)

Online Panel Conversation

PANEL SATC | May 25th, 12pm EST
Our Future StoriesIn partnership with, & produced by, Scandinavian American Theatre Company (SATC)
“How the pandemic has and will shape our future stories on stage”