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Canadian actor/director Alon Nashmon with popcorn kernels falling around him.

Wajdi Mouawad's "Alphonse" a Sold-Out Success at South Africa's National Arts Festival

“This epic solo show enchants…while presenting the audience with the ultimate conundrum—why are we here? Featured artist and director Alon Nashman is superb, taking on all 27 characters with applaudable enthusiasm and charisma. For a fun-filled journey littered with imaginary scenes—and popcorn, don’t forget the popcorn—do not miss this production.“ The Herald, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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Czech composer Ales Brezina, British director/scenographer Pamela Howard, and Alon Nashmon

Charlotte's Outstanding UK Review

Theaturtle's new "Chamber Musical" CHARLOTTE: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music premiered in 2017 at Toronto's Luminato Festival, with music by Ales Brezina, libretto by Alon Nashman, direction and scenography by Pamela Howard. Read review by Judi Herman.

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A scene from "Charlotte"

Theaturtle's CHARLOTTE: A TRI-COLOURED PLAY WITH MUSIC International Tour Announced

After a premiere season in 2017 at the Luminato Festival and World Stage Design "Scenofest" in Taipei, Taiwan, Theaturtle's acclaimed Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music will tour to Jaffa Fest in Tel Aviv, Israel, Theatre on Podol in Kiev, Ukraine, The National Theatre of the Czech Republic in Prague, and other significant European venues.

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Alon Nashmon in "Kafka and Son"

Kafka and Son wins top Critics Award at Orlando Winter Mini-Fest

"Orlando Sentinel critic Matt Palm and I awarded the first-ever Mini-Fringe Critics' Choice Award to Kafka and Son, Alon Nashman's solo adaptation (co-created with Mark Cassidy) of the influential author's anguished letter to his estranged father."

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Illustrated poster for "Charlotte"

My 20 year journey with charlotte

"It started with an obsession, an idea I could not shake, a meeting with someone whose life seemed to hang in the balance, and for whom I might be a champion."

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Alon Nashman with composer Osvaldo Golijov

Rockport performance of Kafka and Son attended by composer Osvaldo Golijov

Golijov created the haunting music used in the show, excerpted from the album "Yiddishbbuk" which features the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Todd Palmer, Tara Helen O'Connor, Mark Dresser and the Ying Quartet. Photo of Alon Nashman, Rockport Chamber Music AD Barry Shiffman, and Osvaldo Golijov.

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