Ansahman, Anais Alexandra Tekerian, Anna Garano, Armenian folk, Zulal, Kevork Mourad, Flamenco, guitar, vocal music, Sephardic music


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Tangled Lines Productions                       

Created by Anaïs Alexandra Tekerian and Kevork Mourad

Direction and visuals : Kevork Mourad

Writing and performance : Anaïs Alexandra Tekerian

Music (guitar and composition): Anna Garano

Choreography: Marjorie Folkman

Dance: Amber Star Merkens

and featuring Cirène Mourad

One hundred years after the Armenian Genocide, a mother must explain this troubled history to her daughter. But how does one explain inhuman cruelty to innocence itself? And by what right does one transmit righteous anger to a child of a new century, of a different world?

The mother must examine her own heritage, her obligation to it and to her child. This search leads to the lost story of her great-grandmother Ferideh, whose survival of the Genocide will teach her lessons more profound even than those of redemption and endurance.

Mixing theater, dance, and a soundtrack inspired by Armenian traditional music, and further brought to life by the live drawing of painter Kevork Mourad, this multi-disciplinary creation is the poetic journey of a woman in quest of her history, in quest of meaning, in quest of a lost spring…

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Lost Spring had its New York premiere to a sold-out house at National Sawdust in Williamsburg, NYC, on March 3rd, 2017.

Lost Spring was also performed at Musical Bridges, San Antonio, on February 23, 2017,

July 26, 2015, at the  Morgenland Festival, Germany and at the MuCEM in Marseille, on April 10, 2015.

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