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Yara Arts Group’s

Mariupol: Diaries of War and the Tree of Life

Performance created by Virlana Tkacz & Yara Arts Group

with “Diary of War” Project collected by Daria Kolomiec,

poetry by Serhiy Zhadan,

translated by Virlana Tkacz & Wanda Phipps,

Victoria Amelina translated by Larissa Babij,

and written by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps.

Music by Julian Kytasty,

Sound design by Maksym Lozynskyj

Production Design by Tom Lee with Waldemart Klyuzko

Costumes by Andreea Mincic

Direction by Virlana Tkacz.


Petro Ninovskyi      as Yaroslav

Diana Kuzminova  as his wife, Nastya

Oksana Horban    as his cousin, Yulia

Silvana Gonzalez  as Olena

George Drance     as Maksym

Susan Hwang       as Yevhennia

Hanna Datsko       as Valeria

Maksym Lozynskyj  as her boss

Daria Kolomiec      as Alla Horska

Stage manager: Kateryna Diumina

Assistant stage manager: Anastasiia Panchenko

Set and video assistant Andrew Murdock

 press release | program

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