La MaMa Blogs: Coming Next Week: Dark Night Bright Stars

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Coming Next Week: Dark Night Bright Stars

Yara Arts Group's concert work about the poet Taras Shevchenko & the actor Ira Aldridge, Dark Night Bright Stars, plays next week, March 13 – March 16, 2014.

Taras Shevchenko was imprisoned for nine years.  After his release in 1858 he met the African American actor Ira Aldridge at the home of Leo Tolstoy.  Although they didn't speak the same languages, they became friends with the help of the translating skills of Tolstoy's daughters.  The portrait of Aldridge (above, right) was drawn by Shevchenko.

La MaMa presents
Dark Night 
Bright Stars
by Yara Arts Group

Two Performances Only! March 15 – March 16, 2014
Saturday @ 7:30 Sunday @ 2:30

Tickets: $18 Adults; $13 Students/Seniors; ten tickets prices at $10 are available for every performance, in advance only via web, phone or box office - first come, first served. Not available day of show.

La MaMa
Frist Floor Theatre 
74 E 4th Street 
Between Bowery and 2nd Avenue 
New York, NY 10003

For Tickets and Info: Click Here

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