The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw is proud to welcome Anne Nelson to Poland, where she will participate in progams in both Warsaw and Gdansk.  Ms. Nelson, adjunct associate professor, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, writer, war reporter and media scholar will meet the Warsaw public at the Polish premiere reading of her play “The Guys” (Chłopaki) at the Warsaw Theater Academy “Koło” stage on October 27 at 19:00.

The play was translated into Polish by Artur Zapałowski and directed by Jarosław Kilian, staring Małgorzata Lipmann and Dominik Łoś.

“The Guys” first opened in New York  just 12 weeks after the 9/11 attacks with a production starring Sigourney Weaver and Bill Murray, and ran for over a year.  Since then, it has been produced in 48 states and 12 foreign countries and has also been made into an award-winning feature film. 

Anne Nelson will also participate in a seminar and workshops organized by the Young Journalists’ Association “Polis”   www.polis.org.pl on October 26 at Agora Headquarters, ul. Czerska 8/10. To register, please  email : spotkaniapolis@gazeta.pl .
Ms. Nelson will also appear at the  “Theater and Trauma” seminar at Gdansk University  on  October 29, 2009. (more)

To register for the Gdansk event, please e-mail:  Aleksandra.musielak@zdearzenia.com.pl

We hope you will join us for these events.  Serdecznie zapraszamy!