The play brings to life several generations of an educated Jewish family as it transitions from the former Soviet Union to a new life in America, which is often overwhelming, often hilarious, always meaningful.
Sandy Simona is an Interdisciplinary, Multimedia Artist & Storyteller. First Generation Russian-Jewish American in her family. Growing up on both sides of, The George Washington Bridge. Sandy's writing, choreography and devised work has been shared and performed nationally at The Guthrie Theater (TIME SENSITIVE directed by Marcela Lorca), California Institute of the Arts, and Highways Performance Space. Internationally at The Au Brana Cultural Centre in Lectoure, France and Edinburgh, Scotland at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Hollywood Fringe Festival, and The United Solo Festival, at Theatre Row in New York City--where her one woman show, LOST IN LVOV was awarded BEST SATIRE. Sandy holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from California Institute of the Arts, and she is a proud Rutgers University Alumna. In 2012, Sandy was selected for the prestigious residency, A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training lead by Ken Washington. Sandy has an active acting career in Los Angeles and New York, working in Television/ Film and Theatre as an Actress, Director and Choreographer, while developing her solo performance/storytelling theatre pieces & leading workshops on using personal narrative as a vehicle for healing and transformation.