Global Express

Sep 17, 2015
Directed by: 
Eric Forsythe
Theatre B
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 8:00pm


Global Express is a collaboration between the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts and the International Writing Program, where students perform a marathon of fast-paced, entertaining stage readings of literary works by Fall Residents.

Featuring staged readings of works by:

Johanna Aitchison (New Zealand)
Armen of Armenia
Matthew Cheng (Hong Kong)
Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta (Philippines)
Samuel Kolawole (Nigeria)
Michael Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Birgül Oğuz (Turkey)
Rochelle Potkar (India)
Rachel Rose (Canada)
Aki Salmela (Finland)
Yao Feng (Macau)

Global Express, now in its 15th year, offers an exceptional peek into literary works by contemporary writers from around the world, and gives international writers the unique opportunity to see their work performed by students from the UI Department of Theatre Arts and local community members before an American audience. All writers will be present at the performance.


This event is free and open to the public.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Theatre Arts in advance at 319.335.2700.