The building of the Mariupol Drama Theater survived World War II almost unscathed but did not withstand the missiles of the “liberators”.
Sasha had been working as a lighting artist in the Drama Theater all her life. The war forced her to retrain as a volunteer. It was Sasha who opened the doors of the theater to hundreds of asylum seekers. Within a few days, 1,500 citizens were eventually hiding from bombings where just 50 residents of Mariupol were to be accommodated.
Sasha managed to organize it all – from cooking for everyone to cleaning toilets. But on March 16, 2022, there was an explosion…