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When:   September 14, 2008 8:00pm-11:00pm
Where:   Theatres at 45 Bleecker (45 Bleecker Street between Lafayette and Bowery)
Price:   18
Type:   Arts

OSLO ELSEWHERE is pleased to announce a special Ivy League Alumni Night on Sunday, September 14, including a post-show cocktail mixer and audience talk-back with members of the cast and artistic team.



Sa Ka La 
a new play by Jon Fosse

it was a beautiful day
the day Mom turned sixty
and that's good
because we do love her
don't we
A play about syllables and expectations, preserving time and wasting it.

Sa Ka La is a new play written by Norwegian playwright Jon Fosse.  Fosse is Europe's most produced contemporary playwright and his work has been translated into over 40 different languages.

The New York Times has given Fosse outstanding reviews saying, "Mr. Fosse has been compared to Ibsen and to Beckett, and it is easy to see his work as Ibsen stripped down to its emotional essentials. But it is much more. For one thing, it has a fierce poetic simplicity".  Sa Ka La represents a side of Fosse that American audiences have yet to see.  It's funny and poignant at the same timeabout family dynamics and how time passes.  Fosse writes a story that everyone can relate to.

Tickets are $18 (plus a $1 facility fee): 212-239-6200 or

Performances run from September 6th through September 27th (Thursdays through Mondays at 8pm) at the Theatres at 45 Bleecker (45 Bleecker Street between Lafayette and Bowery).  Running time75 minutes (no intermission)

More information:

Moderator for post-show audience talk-back:

Martin Puchner holds the H. Gordon Garbedian Chair in English and Comparative Literature at ColumbiaUniversity and is the author of Stage Fright: Modernism, Anti-Theatricality, and Drama (Hopkins, 2002) and Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and the Avant-Gardes (Princeton, 2006; winner of the MLA's James Russell Lowell Award). He has published essays in the London Review of Books, Raritan Review, Yale Journal of Criticism, The Drama Review, The Journal of the History of Ideas, New Literary History, Theatre Research International, and Theatre Journal among others. His edited books and introductions include Six Plays by Henrik Ibsen (Barnes and Noble, 2003), Lionel Abel's Tragedy and Metatheatre (Holmes and Meier, 2003), The Communist Manifesto and Other Writings (Barnes and Noble, 2005), and Modern Drama: Critical Concepts (Routledge, 2007). He is the co-editor of Against Theatre: Creative Destructions on the Modernist Stage (Palgrave, 2006) and currently serves as editor of Theatre Survey.





Additional Info/Contact:
Wendy Walker, MC '93 (and Advisory Board Member for Oslo Elsewhere) - This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript