BSR Contributor Since January 1, 2011
Henrik Eger is a bilingual playwright and Philadelphia theatre correspondent for All About Jewish Theatre (the world’s largest secular synagogue and open university), Tel Aviv.
Henrik Eger, editor of Drama Around the Globe. Bilingual playwright, including Metronome Ticking, docudrama, performed by the son of a Third Reich war correspondent and the son of a Jewish Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camp survivor who became friends — performed in Germany, Austria, and the U.S.
Born and raised in Germany, studied in Europe and the U.S. Ph.D. in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago (1991). German Translator of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Nobel Peace Prize mail. Producer-director: Multilingual Shakespeare, London.
Served as a judge for the Barrymore Theatre Awards in Philadelphia, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Media Theatre, and Theatre Ariel, the Jewish theatre of Philadelphia. Produced and wrote the YouTube film: All About Jewish Theatre (AAJT) —The World’s Largest Secular Synagogue and Open University. Longtime Philadelphia theater correspondent for AAJT, Tel Aviv.
Retired professor of English and Communication who taught in six countries on three continents, including four universities and one college in the U.S. Author of four college-level text books, articles, reviews, and interviews in various outlets, including the Jewish Forward, New York; Philadelphia Jewish Voice, Phindie and Broad Street Review, Philadelphia.
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