IMAGINING AMERICA

A Promenade Through the American Avant Garde

The University Theater of New Bulgarian University presents a production by The Drama League of New York, Art Office Foundation, Peculiar Works Project (New York) and ACT Association of independent theater (Sofia), financed by America for Bulgaria Foundation.

IMAGINING AMERICA: A Promenade through the American Avant Garde

Conceived by Gabriel Shanks (The Drama League), Kalina Wagenstein (Art Office Foundation) and Associate Professor Vazkresia Viharova (New Bulgarian University) with Catherine Porter and Barry Rowell, Artistic Directors, Peculiar Works Project.
Project Coordinator: Katrin Hrusanova
Production Associate: Susan M. Lang

Presented 25 March 2016 at New Bulgarian University

PROLOGUE and TOUR created by Dessi L. Boshnakova and Stanislava Kirilova, performed by Panayot Panayotov, Veronika Handzhieva, Yana Lazarova, Kathrin Hrusanova, Изабел Миткова, АнСи Добревска, Veselina Boyadzhieva, Yordan Liubomirov, Vladimir Solakov, Stanislav Anev, and Raliza Dobreva

WHAT HAPPENED by Gertrude Stein, directed by Vesselin Dimov and performed by Ina Dobreva, Irina Andreeva, Manuela Yonova

META REVERSE from the notebooks of Richard Foreman, directed by Ida Daniel and performed by Miroslava Zahova, Petar Meltev, Todor Stoyanov and Alexander Daniel

ANTIGONE by Mac Wellman, directed by Yavor Kostov and performed by Stella Krasteva, Margarita Petrova, Nevena Dencheva

A WALK IN THE PARK by Charles L. Mee, directed by Mariy Rosen and performed by Milko Yovchev, Elena Dimitrova and Mariy Rosen

THE ELECTRA FUGUES by Ruth Margraff, directed by Vaselina Radevea and performed by Nathan Cooper, Georgi Georgiev, Nevena Kaludova.

Special thanks to Miriam Rosalky at The Drama League; The Trust for Mutual Understanding, The America for Bulgaria Foundation, the United States Embassy of Sofia, Bulgaria; Tihomira Temelkova and Albena Tagareva at Art Office Foundation; Nick, George, and the students and faculty at New Bulgarian University.