The Book Of Sirens

“The Book of Sirens”

a performance of Art Shelter//ProEnglish Theatre from Kyiv, Ukraine
staged in the bomb shelter//theatre of Kyiv during March 2022. It was premiered on Apr 09, 2022
– a story of a little German town of Molching being constantly bombed during World War II
– a story of a little girl Liesel who learnt to read in a bomb shelter
– a story that repeats
based on the book of Markus Zusak “The Book Thief” as well as the books of Hector Abad Faciolince and an extract of his “Forgotten We Shall Be”
You will also hear: soviet radio announcements of WWII, live piano, soviet war songs, “Moonlight Serenade” tune and some sirens
Monodrama play
directed by Alex Borovenskiy
performed by Anabell Ramirez
piano by Valerie Leif
poster design Daria Shablienko
Audience say:
– a very powerful version of the book
– beautiful, moving, this is why we make theatre…
– interesante ejemplo de projecto cultural con impacto social
– you’re created a beautiful space
– можливість європейським глядачам не лише продовжувати говорити про війну в Україні, але і змінити своє сприйняття через культуру
– the boooks work so powerfully! the whole symbolic line is wow
– shattering… a voice of humanity in a sea of madness…
– вистава поставлена під час війни і про війну
– performing a piece about being in a bomb shelter, whilst being in a bomb shelter being bombed… easily the 21st century most important piece of drama
The performance is fully in English
Слава Україні
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