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Peter Handke receives the International Ibsen Award 2014

20.03.2014

We are happy to announce that Peter Handke has received the International Ibsen Award 2014.
The prestigious theatre award is given to individuals or institutions that have made a significant contribution to the development of theatre as an art form.

The jury's citation states that the 2014 International Ibsen Award is being awarded to Peter Handke for »a body of work that is unparalleled in its formal beauty and brilliant reflection«, and continues: »If Ibsen was the model playwright of the bourgeois epoch, which has yet to end, Peter Handke is undoubtedly theatre's most eminent epic poet.«

The winner receives NOK 2.5 million (apporx. 300.000,00 Euro). For the jury's entire citation, please visit www.internationalibsenaward.com

For more information on the ouevre of Peter Handke please visit the author's Foreign Rights Website.

The Correspondence
Peter Handke, Siegfried Unseld
The Correspondence
Don Juan
Peter Handke
Don Juan
The Great Fall
Peter Handke
The Great Fall
Storm Still
Peter Handke
Storm Still
Potash
Peter Handke
Potash
Morava Night
Peter Handke
Morava Night