|Performed:||By Ruth Maleczech|
|Video:||By Craig Jones|
|Poems and direction:||By Lee Breuer Sets|
|Lighting designed:||By Julie Archer|
|Music:||By Chris Abajjan|
Ruth Maleczech is a first-generation American, born in Cleveland, Ohio, of Yugoslavian parents. Moving to Los Angeles, she attended UCLA as a Theatre Arts major. She began her professional work at The Actors Workshop and the San Francisco Mime Troupe in I960. In 1970 after long travel to Europe where she had worked in Paris, London and Edinburgh, Ruth returned to New York City to become one of the founding members of Mabou Mines theatre company. For Hajj Maleczech received her second Obie Award. In 1984 she directed Samuel Beckett's Imagination Dead, Imagine as a large-scale holographic work at the Performing Garage. She was also the director and adaptor of Suenos, a music theatre work created with composer Herscchel Garfein and based on the life and poems of Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz. Her most recent works are title role in Mother - a new play by Patricia Spears Jones inspired by Gorky's novel - at «La Mama» and «An Epilogue» by Lee Breuer at «Here Art Centre» in Soho.