Best from the WEST Awards

The Therapist is here…and she’s nominated! ‘The Therapist’ by Gabriela Yepes, produced by The Asylum Theatre in partnership with Barons Court Theatre, Winchester Dondero Cultural Center, World of English Speaking Theatres, and Out of the Wings, has been nominated for a BEST FROM THE WEST award! ProEnglish Theatre of Ukraine and WEST members around the globe produced a wealth of theatre throughout the year, often turning the tragic reality of war into art against oppression. That THE THERAPIST has been recognized in such company is a great honor. Thank you to the nominating committee! Voting is open to the public. The award ceremony will be broadcast live via Facebook on December 27th at 5:00pm EET (Eastern European Time) UTC/GMT +2 hours.

Your vote is appreciated! If you haven’t yet seen ‘The Therapist’, the 70 minute one-woman show can be streamed via The Asylum Theatre’s YouTube channel. Also on YouTube is WEST’s channel featuring fellow nominees the ‘HAT Interviews’, taking a closer look at WEST Association members around the world.

The Therapist‘, along with other esteemed nominees ‘Ukraine Fringe Festival’ and ‘Theatre 24’, can be viewed online via Scenesaver. If you like what you see, Scenesaver makes it possible to tip the artists via Paypal.

Last but not least, please consider supporting the work of ProEnglish Theatre with a donation. It is their unwavering commitment to making art against oppression, often under siege from their bomb shelter in Kyiv, that has made WEST Association and it’s global connections possible.

Happy viewing, happy voting, and happy holidays!

“Gabriela Yepes’ brilliant play, The Therapist, is presented in a riveting production at Barons Court Theatre. Gigi Guizado, who is also the play’s English translator, gives a spell-bind[ing] performance as the play’s central character, the Therapist.” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Jane Darcy, The Reviews Hub – London, July 6, 2023

Photos by Axis DeBryun