News: NY Theatre Artists for Ukraine Present 12 Hours of Online Screenings April 16

The New York theater community will come together for 12 hours on Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM for 24 online readings and conversations on Artists will share their outrage at the bombing of the Donetsk Drama Theater Mariupol, where 300 people died while seeking shelter in a space that is sacred to all.

Using the words of playwrights, poets, and novelists the artists will express and share their deep sorrow in response to this shocking and devastating tragedy. By showing empathy and compassion, they will let the world know that the New York theater community cares deeply about the victims, survivors, and families of the Mariupol catastrophe and that Ukraine is on our minds. This is not a fundraiser. It is anticipated that listeners from over 20 countries will tune in, and the national Public Broadcasting Station of Ukraine will live-stream the gathering for all Ukrainians.


Abrons Arts Center; CUNY STAGES; HERE Arts Center; HowlRound; La Mama / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines | Performance Space; Ma-Yi Theater Company; New York Theater Workshop (TBC); Nuyorican Poets Cafe; PEN America; PS21; The Park Avenue Armory; Theatre Without Borders; The Brooklyn Academy of Music; The National Black Theater; The Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Segal Theatre Center; The Shed; Torn | Page; Ukranian Actors of New York; The Watermill Center | Robert Wilson.

Saturday April 16, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM on

Schedule (subject to radical change; for schedule updates please check here:


10:00 PEN America
10:30 The SHED
11:30 Ma-Yi Theater Company


12:00 PS21
12:30 The Brooklyn Academy of Music
1:00 The Watermill Center | Robert Wilson
1:30 St. Ann's Warehouse
2:30 Torn | Page
3:00 The Park Avenue Armory
3:30 Abrons Arts Center
4:00 HowlRound Commons
5:00 The National Black Theater
5:30 The Play Company
6:00 The Public Theater
6:30 La Mama
7:00 Nuyorican Poets Cafe
7:30 Yara Arts Group
8:00 The Noor Theatre
8:30 Mabou Mines | Performance Space
9:00 Ukrainian Actors of New York
9:30 Theatre Without Borders



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