Vom Krieg

Vom Krieg

Ukrainian playwrights tell of life during the Russian invasion

A solidarity event with texts by playwrights from the Kyiv Theatre of Playwrights

At the initiative of playwright Anastasiia Kosodiі, who participated in the Krieg im Frieden (War in Peace) international playwrights’ lab at the Gorki in 2017/18, Ukrainian and German actors read from powerful texts, reports, war protocols and journals, which recount impressions of life during the Russian invasion: survival tactics, contested cities, escape routes and the consequences of the destruction. They testify to a world which is worsening with every single day of war and to a war with far-reaching global effects.

With texts by: 
Natalia Blok, Andrii Bondarenko, Anastasiia Kosodii, Olha Matsyupa, Oksana Savchenko, Oles Barleeg, Oleksii Dorychevskyi, Julia Gonchar, Lena Lagushonkova, Liudmyla Tymoshenko.

Emre AksızoğluOleksandra Basovska, Tim Freudensprung, Anastasiya Kasilova, Katrusia Petrashova, Marichka Shtyrbulova.

The texts were translated by Lydia Nagel and Julia Gonchar (her own text).

Dramaturgy: Anastasiia Kosodiі
Graphic design: Nikolay Karabinovych

A joint event from the Kyiv Theatre of Playwrights, Maxim Gorki Theatre, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin, Münchner Kammerspiele, Nationaltheater Mannheim, Staatstheater Hannover, Royal Court Theatre (London)