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This edition: Blanka Zizka, artistic director, The Wilma Theater

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 11, 2007.

Growing up in Communist Czechoslovakia and then spending two years  in refugee camps in West Germany, Blanka Zizka recalls how she  eventually landed in Philadelphia to become the Artistic Director  with her husband Jiri of The Wilma Theater, where they developed many 
Ground breaking productions, including stage adaptations of George Orwell’s Animal  Farm and 1984 and the East Coast premiere of Tom Stoppard’s The  Invention of Love, among many others.

Guest List

Linda Winer Critic, Newsday

Blanka Zizka Artistic Director, The Wilma Theater