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"Fatelessness", NYC, 13 Apr, 2014

From April 9 to 13 at HERE Arts Center, actor Adam Boncz will perform "Fatelessness," the first stage adaptation of the novel of the same name by Imre Kertész, recipient of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Sun, Apr 13, 2014, 2pm
HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Ave. (enter on Dominick Street one block south of Spring)

Tickets $15, Box office www.here.org or call 212-352-3101

The book is the story of a Hungarian teenage boy who survives a passage through three WWII concentration camps. The play is a 75-minute rendition of the book, adapted verbatim by Andras Visky from the translation by Tim Wilkinson. Gia Forakis directs.

Kertész’s novel is considered one of the outstanding works of the Holocaust literature and contemporary European literature in general. Hungarian-American actor Adam Boncz is the first person to have the rights to adapt the novel to the stage. This debut production will be presented by SceneHouse Productions and Gia Forakis & Company. It coincides with the 70th Anniversary of the Hungarian Holocaust and is supported in part by the Hungary Initiative Foundation. The evening will be a stylized performance interweaving music, images, and video from the story’s era.

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