New works of theatre inspired by or in direct response to an issue or conflict are no stranger to the New York stage. Just last year, Mark and Marichka Marczyk’s Counting Sheep shared with audiences the Maidan Revolution in Ukraine, and immersed them directly in the experience. Joyce Van Dyke has continued this trend of imaginative twists with Daybreak, a play about the repercussions of the... Read more
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of Daybreak, written by Joyce van Dyke and directed by Lucie Tiberghein.
Performances are staged at the Beckett Theatre within the Theatre Row complex on 42nd Street.
(Photos by John Quincy Lee)
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Daybreak is a lyrical story of two Armenian women friends, survivors from 1915, who are transported with their families into the 21st century. Set in three-time periods, the play is inspired by the true stories of Victoria and Varter, survivors driven from their homeland of Armenia, and by using memory, dreams, and music, it carries the story of these women through three generations to celebrate love, beauty and the endurance of the human spirit.