≈ [almost equal to] by Jonas Hassen Khemiri and translated into English by Rachel Willson-Broyles runs from May 26 - July 2 at City Garage in Los Angeles. It will make its official North American premiere this fall at Pillsbury House in Minneapolis.
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How much do you earn? Who do you serve? The new world economics is built on inequality that threatens us all. This remarkable new work from one of Sweden’s most celebrated novelists and playwrights takes on this issue in highly personal terms: a young man from an immigrant background trying to find his first job; a professor of economics desperately trying to hold onto the one he has; his wife, who nurses fantasies of an ecologically responsible life in the country; a homeless hustler who might be more than he seems; and a young woman who, in the cut-throat world of her office, may or may not be responsible for the death of a rival co-worker. Think economics is strictly for academics?