There is something particularly devastating about being invisible. Having no representation of your ethnic group on-stage, I often think, is even harder than only having stereotypical portrayals.
Sejny, the centerpiece of a cultural festival by the Borderlanders Foundation from the northeastern Polish town of Sejny (pronounced as if the final letter of sane were accented), took on the immediacy and fragility of oral historya crucial topic in a part of the world thats suffered invasions and counter-invasions for generations.
Whats next for New Georges? The ever-reaching downtown theater company, whose Gods Ear has transferred uptown and is enjoying an Off-Broadway run in a co-production with the Vineyard, is now taking on history in a timely way.