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Yara’s Poetry in Performance Series

One actor. Reads one poem. Short and simple tech.

A poem has always been at the core of each Yara production.

This series brings to you the heart of Ukrainian poetry,

as translated by Virlana Tkacz and Wanda Phipps.

Taras Shevchenko


Jeremy Tardy reads from Taras Shevchenko’s “Letter to My Countrymen” (1845)

...and on Facebook

Sean Eden reads “It’s All the Same to Me” (1847)

...and on Facebook

Pavlo Tychyna


Shona Tucker reads Pavlo Tychyna's "War" (1918)








...and on Facebook


Serhiy Zhadan




“Yara’s Poetry in Performance” virtual events are all free and can be viewed at an time on and our YouTube channel at Yara Arts Group. They are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Self-Reliance (NY) FCU and friends of Yara Arts Group.

Ukrainian American Poets Respond

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