The rumors from Paris are true: Bernard-Marie Koltès is among the most frequently produced playwrights in Europe today. Born in 1948 and dead (of AIDS) at the age of 41 in 1989, Koltès has been championed and staged by Patrice Chéreau, Heiner Müller, and Peter Stein, among others, who consider him an heir to Genet. But aside from a 1996 touring Chéreau production (in French) and a few isolated attempts, Koltès has largely been ignored in our more... More >>>