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Benefit Performance of *mark for RAZOM, April 19

April 19, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


New York, April 11 – Magis Theatre Company will dedicate the April 19 performance of their critically acclaimed production of *mark to RAZOM, a 501c3 non-profit committed to the support of Ukraine. All proceeds for the evening’s performance will go to RAZOM, an organization formed in 2014 which has been providing critical humanitarian war relief to
Ukraine, as well as advocacy and help to other Ukrainian relief organizations.

Originally produced at La MaMa ETC and directed by Luann Purcell Jennings in 2014, *mark – A Solo Perfomance of the Gospel of Mark features Magis founder, George Drance, as the storyteller, and original music composed by internationally acclaimed, award-winning composer Elizabeth Swados. Drance’s grandparents on both sides were born in Western
Ukraine. Recently he has performed with Virlana Tkacz’s Yara Arts Group in “Radio 477” alongside Serhiy Zhadan and Daria Kolomiec. He will perform at the Ukrainian Museum in May with Ping Chong’s “Undesireable Elements.”

*mark will be performed at Theatre 315 located at 315 W. 47th St. New York, NY. More show dates have been added, and the full schedule of remaining shows dates are as follows: Wednesdays, April 12 and 19th(the benefit for RAZOM) at 7 PM; Thursdays, April 13 and 20 at 7pm; Fridays 14 and 21 at 8PM; Saturdays April 15 and 22 at 2PM. Tickets are available at Eventbrite: tinyurl.com/36h7rzdt. This production is directed by Jackie Lucid.

“George Drance is stunning in the role. He is a wonderful creator of unlimited energy and trusts in his telling of this remarkable story. You are instantly mesmerized by him and his delivery.” – The Front Row Center

Magis Theatre Company, founded in 2003, is an ensemble of actors and teaching artists who came together out of desire: desire to teach, desire to train, and desire to act. The company has produced a variety of actor driven, physically based theatre productions that explore the human condition. Recent productions include: Thornton Wilder’s The Alcestiad performed at FDR Four Freedoms Park; Calderon’s Two Dreams, presenting both the 1636 comedia and the 1677 auto sacramental of Life is a Dream; Leslie Lewis’ Miracle in Rwanda, testifying to the transformative power of prayer and forgiveness. Their adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s fantastical spiritual tale The Great Divorce was hailed by the New York Times as “thought provoking… long on theatrical skill and remarkably short on preachiness.”

Visit the Magis Theatre Company online at: https://www.magistheatre.org



April 19, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Theatre 315
315 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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