Photo courtesy of The VORTEX, La Fenice, Crown Theatre, and Tooth & Claw

The VORTEX, La Fenice, Crown Theatre, and Tooth & Claw will present Austin for Ukraine, Round 2, featuring staged readings by Ukrainian playwrights, with all proceeds benefitting Voices of Children, a nonprofit giving psychological and psychosocial support to children and mothers affected by the war in Ukraine. The playwrights have waived fees for this production and all the artists involved are donating their time to support this cause.

Programming for this presentation of staged readings includes:

  • A Dictionary of Emotions in Time of War (Parts I and II) by Elena Astaseva (translated by John Freedman), directed by Kate Meehan of La Fenice and featuring Adam Rodriguez, Kelsey Smith, Nola Lafayette, and Tobie Minor. This play was commissioned by Philip Arnoult's Center for International Theatre Development.
  • The Russian Soldier by Ihor Bilyts (translated by John Freedman), directed by Andrea Smith of Crown Theatre and featuring Samuel Grimes, Kate Meehan, and Melissa Vogt.
  • Metrosexuals by Tetyana Kytsenko (translated by John Freedman), directed by Nola Lafayette of Tooth & Claw and featuring Leo Chavez. US English Language premiere.
  • City Behind the Wallpaper by Natalia Blok (translated by John Farndon), directed by Clarissa Smith of The VORTEX and featuring Jessica Champion, Christina R. Natividad, Clarissa Smith, Bruce Ewing, and Wade Beesley.

The VORTEX, La Fenice, Crown Theatre, and Tooth & Claw will present Austin for Ukraine, Round 2, featuring staged readings by Ukrainian playwrights, with all proceeds benefitting Voices of Children, a nonprofit giving psychological and psychosocial support to children and mothers affected by the war in Ukraine. The playwrights have waived fees for this production and all the artists involved are donating their time to support this cause.

Programming for this presentation of staged readings includes:

  • A Dictionary of Emotions in Time of War (Parts I and II) by Elena Astaseva (translated by John Freedman), directed by Kate Meehan of La Fenice and featuring Adam Rodriguez, Kelsey Smith, Nola Lafayette, and Tobie Minor. This play was commissioned by Philip Arnoult's Center for International Theatre Development.
  • The Russian Soldier by Ihor Bilyts (translated by John Freedman), directed by Andrea Smith of Crown Theatre and featuring Samuel Grimes, Kate Meehan, and Melissa Vogt.
  • Metrosexuals by Tetyana Kytsenko (translated by John Freedman), directed by Nola Lafayette of Tooth & Claw and featuring Leo Chavez. US English Language premiere.
  • City Behind the Wallpaper by Natalia Blok (translated by John Farndon), directed by Clarissa Smith of The VORTEX and featuring Jessica Champion, Christina R. Natividad, Clarissa Smith, Bruce Ewing, and Wade Beesley.

The VORTEX, La Fenice, Crown Theatre, and Tooth & Claw will present Austin for Ukraine, Round 2, featuring staged readings by Ukrainian playwrights, with all proceeds benefitting Voices of Children, a nonprofit giving psychological and psychosocial support to children and mothers affected by the war in Ukraine. The playwrights have waived fees for this production and all the artists involved are donating their time to support this cause.

Programming for this presentation of staged readings includes:

  • A Dictionary of Emotions in Time of War (Parts I and II) by Elena Astaseva (translated by John Freedman), directed by Kate Meehan of La Fenice and featuring Adam Rodriguez, Kelsey Smith, Nola Lafayette, and Tobie Minor. This play was commissioned by Philip Arnoult's Center for International Theatre Development.
  • The Russian Soldier by Ihor Bilyts (translated by John Freedman), directed by Andrea Smith of Crown Theatre and featuring Samuel Grimes, Kate Meehan, and Melissa Vogt.
  • Metrosexuals by Tetyana Kytsenko (translated by John Freedman), directed by Nola Lafayette of Tooth & Claw and featuring Leo Chavez. US English Language premiere.
  • City Behind the Wallpaper by Natalia Blok (translated by John Farndon), directed by Clarissa Smith of The VORTEX and featuring Jessica Champion, Christina R. Natividad, Clarissa Smith, Bruce Ewing, and Wade Beesley.

WHEN

WHERE

The Vortex
2307 Manor Rd.
Austin, TX 78722
https://vortexrep.org/

TICKET INFO

$15-$37
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