WINTER SUN (2010)

theatrical celebration of winter songs from the Carpathians

with an 18th century Nativity Play, puppets, music ritual food & videos

created and directed by Virlana Tkacz

with Koliadnyky from Kryvorivnia: Ivan & Mykola Zelenchuk
Hutsul musicians: Mykola Ilyuk, Vasyl Tymchuk & Ostap Kostyuk
Performers: Aurelia Shrenker, Eva Salina Primack, Kat Yew
Deanna Klapishchak, Yuliyan Yordanov, Shigeko Suga, 
Musicians:Julian Kytasty, Paul Brantley, Alexander Katrechko, Valeriy Zhmud
Technical staff: Sue Jane Stoker, David Bonilla, Kiku Sakai, Kumi Ishizumi
Videos Mikhail Sharaga, Peyton Skyler Harrison,
Andrea Wenglowskyj, Andrea Odezynska 
Puppets "Snow Maiden" by Vit Horejs
Ritual food by Olesia Lew 
Translations: Virlana Tkacz & Wanda Phipps

December 26, 2010 Sunday, 2:30 & 7:30 PM 
La MaMa E.T.C. (Ellen Stewart Theater) 
66 East 4th Street, New York 

photos from Winter Sun La MaMa and Bonfire upstate New York
Ukrainian Museum and Ukrainian Institute | related events: Koliada 2010

 

PRESS in NEW YORK

 

“Those who attended these performances were there not just watching them, but were participants in these timeless traditions.”  

Ihor Slabicky, Ukrainian Weekly, January 23, 2011.

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