Performance

VenueHampstead Theatre
Other spaces: Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From30th April 2018
Opened9th May 2018
To9th June 2018
When19:15. May 9 at 19:00. Wed,Sat Mats 14:00
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Describe the Night

Describe the NightT2096713858
In 1920, the Russian writer Isaac Babel reports on a Red Cavalry campaign in Poland. In 1936, Stalin's NKVD chief Nicolai Yezhov unleashes the Great Purge. In 1989, a mysterious KGB agent spying on a woman in Dresden falls in love. In 2010, an aircraft carrying most of the Polish government crashes near the Russian city of Smolensk... This darkly comic fantasia on Russian themes explores the blurred lines between lies, fiction and conspiracy theories, as it tracks back and forth across 90 years of Soviet and post-Soviet history in search of the genesis of the post-truth world.
Author Rajiv Joseph


Archive :: production:T2096713858, play:S01037321179, venue:V202

Production details

Company

Producer Hampstead Theatre
Director Lisa Spirling
Design Polly Sullivan
Lighting Johanna Town
Performer David Birrell
Performer Ben Caplan
Performer Siena Kelly
Performer Wendy Kweh
Performer Joel MacCormack
Performer Rebecca O'Mara
Performer Steve John Shepherd

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