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The Decision at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

Presented by Pittsburgh Fringe Festival at Online/Virtual Space

Apr 26 - 30 2023
The Decision at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

The Decision

The Decision at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival is a show concerning performers who have left Russia in protest after the invasion of Ukraine,

A one-woman show based on performers who have left Russian in protest after the invasion of Ukraine. Performed with either English or Russian language options, and starring Monica Hunken (English language version) and Maria Tyminski (Russian language version).

Show Creator(s): Martin Coykendall

About the Performer(s):

Monica Hunken (Performance in English) is a Brooklyn-based theater performer and rabble-rouser. She has toured around the world (mostly by bicycle) with her solo performances at

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​Day and Weekend Passes available for unlimited shows!
$12 - General Admission
$9 - Fringe Button Discount
(If you buy a 2023 Pittsburgh Fringe Button you receive $3 off every show.  You can buy buttons in advance online, or at our Fringe Central location if you are seeing any of our in-person shows. You must show proof of button purchase in order to gain access/entrance to any performance on a button discounted ticket.)


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Additional time info:

Because this event will be streaming with U.S. and U.K audiences in mind, all performances are pre-recorded on YouTube, and show times are stated in Eastern Standard time.

The performance schedule for the Russian language version and English language versions is as follows:

*Wednesday, April 26th at 6:00PM EST (Russian) & 8:00PM EST (English)
*Thursday, April 27th at  6:00PM EST (Russian) & 8:00PM EST (English)
*Friday, April 28th at 6:00PM EST (Russian) & 8:00PM EST (English)
*Saturday, April 29th at 3:00PM EST (both versions)
*Sunday, April 30th at 3:00PM EST (both versions)

Finally, the run times of the shows vary, depending on which language you chose:

*21 minutes (Russian)

*26 minutes (English)

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Half of all of  ticket proceeds will be going to the Ukranian Red Cross.

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