Scribes Cruz, Yew Speak on Oppression in Public Theater Panel, Feb. 13

News   Scribes Cruz, Yew Speak on Oppression in Public Theater Panel, Feb. 13 Playwright Nilo Cruz, Chay Yew and Nadja Tesich will be the guests on "Free at Three: Universal Writers -- Oppressive Histories," a panel held at the Public Theater in New York City, Feb. 13 at 3 PM.

Playwright Nilo Cruz, Chay Yew and Nadja Tesich will be the guests on "Free at Three: Universal Writers -- Oppressive Histories," a panel held at the Public Theater in New York City, Feb. 13 at 3 PM. The writers will talk about the political histories of their homelands and the impact on their work. Cruz, author of the currently-running Public show, Two Sisters and a Piano, was born in Cuba. Asian American Yew's plays include Red and A Language of Their Own. Tesich, meanwhile, hails from Yugoslavia. Her After the Revolution was produced by the Women's Project.

The panel is free to the public.

--By Robert Simonson