Yara Arts Group from La MaMa Experimental Theatre in New York presents:
"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 this excerpts Shona Tucker and cast sing "Jerusalem My Happy Home" a traditional hymn from the church where Ira Aldridge's father was a preacher.
created by Yara Arts Group with Julian Kytasty, Maria Pleshkevich, Mykola Shkaraban,
Jeremy Tardy, Barak Tucker & Shona Tucker, conceived & directed by Virlana Tkacz
Les Kurbas Theatre Center in Kyiv, May 11, 2014