Dark Night,
Bright Stars

In 1858 the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko was set free after 10 years imprisonment. He met the great African-American actor Ira Aldridge and drew his portrait.

In 1858 the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko was set free after 10 years imprisonment. He met the great African-American actor Ira Aldridge and drew his portrait.

June 3-19, 2016 at La MaMa ETC New York

Photos by: Pavlo Terekhov |Waldemart Klyuzko | Lee Wexler



Taras Shevchenko bio & poems Shevchenko's portrait of Ira Aldridge
photos of our visit to Shevchenko Museum in Kyiv

"Yara Production Looks Beyond Icons" by Virlana Tkacz

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"Dark Night Bright Stars" in Ukraine - April 28 - May 11, 2014
photos from: Kyiv | Lviv | Odesa

photos from: La MaMa workshop in 2014



related events:
My Shevchenko March 2018 Los Angeles

Ira Aldridge & Taras Shevchenko November 2014 New York
Two Icons and Friends with Andre de Shields | photos



Andre de Shields reads Shevchenko in Yara’s Ira Aldridge & Taras Shevchenko: Two Icons and Friends" Yara's event at the Ukrainian Museum in New York Nov 1, 2014 | video

READ poems by Taras Shevcheko in English translations

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