No Strings Attached?

Rehearsal For Truth Theater Festival / panel discussion

September 27, 2017 , 6:30 - 7:30 PM

[3rd Floor]

No Strings Attached? Pros and Cons of Private and Government Support for the Arts is a panel discussion moderated by Frank Hentschker, Executive Director at the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center at the CUNY Graduate Center. Part of Rehearsal for Truth, a unique festival presenting the best in Central European theater, organized under the auspices of Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, and Daniel Herman, Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic.


  • Attila Szabo, Hungarian Theatre Museum and Institute of the Petofi Literary Museum
  • Agata Adamiecka-Sitek, writer, researcher, Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute
  • Tea Alagic, Head of the MFA Directing Department at The New School for Drama

Rehearsal for Truth is organized by Vaclav Havel Library Foundation and BBLA, in partnership with Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak performing arts institutions to highlight Havel’s legacy as a playwright through live performances, panel discussions, exhibitions and an award ceremony. It seeks to establish exchanges between U.S. and Central European theater professionals. The festival reflects not only Havel’s contribution to 20th century theater but also his belief in the potential of Central European cultural traditions to enrich human existence in the modern age.

Free and open to the public. Seats are limited, on first come, first served basis. Reserve your seat online at eventbrite. For more information, please visit

Organized by: VHLF, BBLA