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Ukrainian Theater- Mothermotherland

Hosted by the Consul of the New York 45+ Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 15 Jan 15:00 - 16:30

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Mothermotherland is a devised performance that explores motherhood, motherland, and Ukrainian and American experience through the lens of Mykola Khyvylovy’s autobiographical short story “I am (a Romantic)”.
Slovo Theater Group was founded in April of Protected content fight against oppression of Ukrainian culture by promoting Ukrainian culture abroad.
Written in Protected content , the short story follows I, the head of the secret police (the Cheka), who must decide, with the help of his comrades: Dr. Tahabat, Andrusha, and the degenerate Sentinel, whether or not to execute his own mother to protect his idea of a commune beyond the hills.
In this piece, there are multiple realities existing and overlapping with one another; there are the actors and their personal experiences, the actors playing themselves and their personal stories, there are the characters of “I am (a Romantic)”, and there is Mykola Khyvylovy.

Performance run time is approximately 55 minutes.

PLEASE NOTE: There are other dates/times available if you prefer. There will be talk-backs following the performances on Saturday, January 14th and Sunday, January 15th, and an afterparty with a live DJ on Friday, January 13th.