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Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings


John Freedman

Maksym Kurochkin


Kyiv, Ukraine

2022
Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings


John Freedman

Maksym Kurochkin


Kyiv, Ukraine

2022
Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings
Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings
Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings
Kyiv, Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine
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Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings
Kyiv, Ukraine
John Freedman
Maksym Kurochkin
2022

CITD is working with our long-time partner John Freedman and Ukrainian playwright and leader of the new THEATRE OF PLAYWRIGHTS in Kyiv, Maksym Kurochkin, in a commissioning project. Through Max and his theatre, CITD gave 23 Ukrainian playwrights $1000 each to create new works that offer a first draft of history through the lens of the playwright. These plays, along with others, are being performed around the world as fundraising events for Ukrainian-based organizations - not CITD. Events already took place in Hong Kong, Finland, Germany, and Austria with more theatres and organizations joining daily. We are deeply appreciative of the emergency support from the Trust for Mutual Understanding and Bill Miller.

As of 24 May, the Worldwide Ukrainian
Play Readings include:

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If you'd like to organize a reading, including a fundraising event, please contact John Freedman.

If you’d like to support CITD’s work in Ukraine and the affected region – Poland, Hungary,
Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Baltics, please consider making a donation to CITD. Your support makes a difference.

help us

... and the list grows daily!

Part of the Retroville mall in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday.Credit...Lynsey Addario for The Ne

“This act of solidarity is very important for all of us.Thanks to this, we were able to solve a lot of issues, help not only playwrights, but also our directors in the defense, administrators who left their homes, colleagues in occupied Kherson. And for all of us now it’s not just money, but simply salvation and incredible support.”

-Maksym (Max) Kurochkin

PRESS

Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal

In Ukraine, a People’s Army Includes Rock Stars, TV Hosts and Playwrights

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PBS BBC
PBS BBC

Wilma Theater presents a contemporary Ukrainian play about war

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Plays International
Plays International

Ukraine: Get Involved by Staging Readings of Plays: Dana Rufolo

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Wilson Center
Wilson Center

Who gave us the right to peace and quiet?

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Stage Raw
Stage Raw

Around the World in 68 Plays

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The Guardian
The Guardian

I’ve dealt with Putin before: I know what it will take to defeat this brutal despot

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Plays International
Plays International

Pro-English Theatre, Kyiv, from a bomb shelter

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Financial Times
Financial Times

Letter from Ukraine: the language of war

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Ukrainian Playwrights Step Up, and the Theater World Attends. Q&A with Drama League’s Gabriel Stelia
Ukrainian Playwrights Step Up, and the Theater World Attends. Q&A with Drama League’s Gabriel Stelia
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