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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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Cast of "Charlotte"

"CHARLOTTE" bound for Czech National Theatre as part of tour to Europe and Israel

"Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music" will perform at the Nova Scena of the National Theatre in Prague, Gesher Theatre's Jaffa Fest in Tel Aviv, and at Smetanova Litomysl Music Festival, with support of Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council.

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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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The cast of "Charlotte"

Active Political Music Theatre Pushing Boundaries

"Wildly experimental, pushing the envelope... Works like CHARLOTTE: a Tri-Coloured Play with Music... are essential to the survival of the human spirit."

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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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