Alliance for New Music-Theatre Joins The Worldwide Ukrainian Play Readings Project
Directed by Susan Galbraith and Matty Griffiths
Featuring Music by Ken Burns’ collaborator Pianist Jacqueline Schwab
Following the successful presentations in May at Dumbarton UMC and in July at the DC Capital Fringe, Alliance for New Music-Theatre will present a public reading of selected short works by Ukrainian playwrights:
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm
at the Lyceum, Alexandria. VA
Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 7:00 pm
at the Kay Spiritual Life Center
on the campus of American University
Preceded by an Art Exhibit of Photographs
of rural Ukraine before the war by Czech Photographers
In Partnership with the Embassy of the Czech Republic
In this project, Alliance for New Music-Theatre joins in solidarity with the Center for International Theatre Development (CITD), which commissioned over several dozen plays since Putin’s army invaded Ukraine, calling their endeavor the Ukrainian Hope Initiative, and with John Freedman, translator and friend of so many of the country’s leading theatre artists. We applaud their efforts to support playwrights in war-torn Ukraine.
Donations are encouraged, and all proceeds will go through CITD to support Ukrainian theatre artists directly.
To learn more about the project, including how you can support Ukrainian artists and to host an additional Ukrainian Play Readings event, go to Ukrainian Plays Reading Project (newmusictheatre.org)
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