Now playing: Describe the Night. Photo by Johanna Austin.
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Approximately 2 hours, 45 minutes, including one intermission

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Contains Smoke, Haze, Gunshot(s), and Adult Content

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Describe the Night

A new thriller about truth, lies, and the origins of Vladimir Putin's power

By Rajiv Joseph
Directed by Blanka Zizka

January 28 – February 22, 2020

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When we say that something is true, it becomes true. When we say that something is false, it becomes false.

This Obie Award Winner explores the blurred lines between lies, history and conspiracy theories, as it tracks back and forth across 90 years of Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. Rajiv Joseph’s (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) sharp-witted dialogue and historical juxtapositions bring to mind Tom Stoppard’s and Tony Kushner’s best works.

STUNNING…THOUGHT-PROVOKING – BOTH PHILOSOPHICAL AND POLITICAL – BUT IT’S ALSO FUNNY

-Philadelphia Inquirer [READ MORE]

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