Virtual - World Premiere! Rating: PG-13 Genre: Theater
A one-woman show based on performers who have left Russian in protest after the invasion of Ukraine. Performed with either English or Russian language options, and starring Monica Hunken (English language version) and Maria Tyminski (Russian language version). About the Company/Performers: Monica Hunken (Performance in English) is a Brooklyn-based theater performer and rabble-rouser. She has toured around the world (mostly by bicycle) with her solo performances at Australia’s Horse’s Mouth Festival, the Netherland’s DeParade Festival, Norway’s PIT festival, the Glastonbury Festival in England and many others. She is a founding member of theater collective, Al Límite and sings with anti-fascist punk band ATP and Funkrust Brass Band. Monica is also an activist and disrupts business as usual as a direct action trainer. www.monicahunken.com
Maria Tyminski (Performance in Russian) is a Russian-British actress who has worked in both film and theatre in the UK, Finland, and Russia. She has been arrested several times for speaking out for human rights and peace in Russia. In 2022, she became a part of an initiative that helps artists from Russia and Ukraine move abroad.
Milton Coykendall (Director) has written and directed plays in New York City, Chicago, and New England. He has an MFA from Brandeis. He taught acting at The Gene Frankel Theater, The Playwrights' Center of Chicago and at Emerson College. He is very happy to be involved again with the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival once again.
National:Providence, Rhode Island
Other Fringes Performed At: *Pittsburgh Fringe (x2) *Providence Fringe (x3) *Rochester Fringe
DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00PM EST (Russian) & 8:00PM EST (English) Thursday, April 27th at 6:00PM EST (Russian) & 8:00PM EST (English) Friday, April 28th at 6:00PM EST (Russian) & 8:00PM EST (English) Saturday, April 29th at 3:00PM EST (both versions) Sunday, April 30th at 3:00PM EST (both versions)
Type of Streaming: Pre-recorded
Show Run Time: 21 minutes (Russian) 26 minutes (English) Prices:
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Half of all ticket proceeds will be going to the Ukranian Red Cross.