Countering Destruction with Creation: How Azad, a multimedia performance, changed my life

This past week, I attended a performance of Azad, starring writer, performer and co-director Sona Tatoyan, and I can confidently say that I left the playhouse a changed person. Entering the Pico [...]

DWC 031: Story of 1001 Nights & Healing Trauma from War with Sona Tatoyan

Episode Description Sona Tatoyan is a first-generation Syrian-Armenian-American actor/writer/producer with bases in Los Angeles, Berlin, Syria, and Armenia.   Bridging cultures and having [...]

BWW Interview: Sona Tatoyan on her Multimedia Theatrical Experience AZAD at the Pico Playhouse

Five performances April 21-23 with Bill Pullman hosting talkback on April 23. During the darkest of times, surprise discoveries of childhood joy can allow the sunshine in on even the bleakest of [...]

She searched for her family’s century-old legacy in war-torn Syria. Inside an old trunk, she found it.

LA-based writer and actor Sona Tatoyan located her great-great-grandfather’s shadow puppets, and will use them in a stage performance called ‘Azad.’ L.A.-based actor and writer [...]