Playwright, theater reviewer, editor of Drama Around the Globe, English professor who taught around the world, and a writer who appreciates the HowlRound approach to editing.
Henrik Eger, editor of Drama Around the Globe and editor-at-large for Phindie, member of the Dramatists Guild of America, is a bilingual writer, author of Metronome Ticking (performed in Germany, Austria, and the U.S.), and other plays, reviews, articles, interviews, poems, stories, and books.
Born in Germany, he produced and directed the Multilingual Shakespeare, London, U.K. He earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Illinois, Chicago, with his dissertation on Writer Perception, Writer Projection. Henrik served as the German translator of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize mail and translated Reigen (La Ronde) by Arthur Schnitzler from German to English.
First a teacher, and then a professor of English who taught in six countries on three continents, including four universities and one college in the U.S., Henrik has authored four college text books. His articles on a wide range of topics, especially theater arts, have been published in the U.S. and overseas.
Board Member: Media Theater; Theatre Ariel, the Jewish theater of Philadelphia; and longtime Philadelphia theater correspondent for the world's largest Jewish theater website (see "Rescued Jewish Theater" and YouTube video).