Playwright: Anna Bro
Translator: Mia Thiel Have & Max Webster
Director: Kwasi Osei
Cast: Gamze Ceylan*, Karen Giordano*, Al Nazemian*, Fady Kerko, Sandra Herlog, Nina Ingemann, Tariq Triano, Latrey Evans, Zarra Kaahn, McKey Carpenter*
*Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association
ABOUT THE PLAY
Sandholm is a refugee settlement where all new asylum seekers live until the authorities have questioned them about their case. A young woman, Job, arrives at the camp where she joins people from all over the world; each one carries a story. Job sees it as her task to compile a report on the situation to God, to make him improve the world.
About the playwright
Anna Bro graduated from the Danish National School of Playwriting in 2004, rapidly becoming one of the leading Scandinavian dramatists of her generation. She won the 2014 Reumert for dramatist of the year in Denmark. Her writing is imbued with compassionate social and human commitment, resulting in galleries of vivid characters and the lives they lead.
About the director
Kwasi Osei is an actor and director from Denmark. He received a BFA from School of Visual Arts in New York. He worked for many years as an art director in advertising and has created both print and video campaigns before pursuing a career in acting. He has been a member of Scandinavian American Theater Company for over 6 years where he leads the marketing department. Recent theater acting credits include SATC’s Bastards of Strindberg and Then Silence, both at Theatre Row. He has appeared in projects directed by Oscar winner Sofia Coppola and BAFTA winner Joe Wright. Directing credits for SATC include Thinking Time by Liv Heløe at Scandinavia House. www.kwasiosei.com
Sandholm is presented by arrangment by Columbine Teaterförlag