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Counting Sheep ()

Produced by

Lemon Bucket Orkestra

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Creators: Mark Marczyk and Marichka Marczyk


The Great Hall Black Box Theatre


August 10th, 2015 – August 16th, 2015


Counting Sheep is a deeply personal retelling of the Maidan in Ukraine, an immersive Ukrainian folk opera set to the sounds of beloved guerilla-folk party-punk band The Lemon Bucket Orkestra. It is January 2014. Mark Marczyk touches down in Kyiv and is quickly thrust into a nation on the eve of Revolution, a volatile whirlwind of tragedy mixed with hope, solidarity torn apart by brutal violence.

Counting Sheep is a strikingly visceral exploration into the politics of revolution, beating with the heart of a people yearning for a better tomorrow. It is a stirring call-to-action, an affirmation of the human condition amidst a country in disrepair. (


Mark Marczyk Performer
Marichka Marczyk Performer
Eli Camilo Performer
Stephania Woloshyn Performer
Tamar Ilana Performer
Chris Weatherstone Performer
Jaash Singh Performer
Michael Louis Johnson Performer
Nathan Dell-Vandenberg Performer
David Christo Performer
Os Kar Performer
Ian Tulloch Performer
Hayden Finkelshtain Supporting Performer
Amanda Verner Supporting Performer
Anne-Marie Krytiuk Supporting Performer
Eva Moon Supporting Performer
Mladen Obradović Supporting Performer
Kate Werneburg Supporting Performer

Creative Team

Mark Marczyk Creator
Marichka Marczyk Creator
Michael Rubenfeld Production Dramaturge
Pedro Bonatto de Castro Video Designer
Kaitlin Hickey Lighting Designer
Matthew Cherkas Set Designer


David Beisel Production Manager
Emilie Aubin Stage Manager
Marc Benson Assistant Stage Manager
Katch Holmes Producing Associate
Stephen Szabo Chef
Oksana Hawrylak Art & Design


Adam Jules Venue Technician
David Beisel Venue Technician