by Vern Thiessen
directed by RJ Tolan
The Julie Harris Stage | August 9 – 31, 2019 | Previews August 7 and 8
When two biochemists are recruited by Josef Stalin to embalm the late Soviet leader, both men are pushed to their limits. Driven by fear and fame, both men attempt to achieve the impossible, but discover a dark secret. If they should succeed the rewards will be boundless, but failure can bring only one outcome.
“Lenin’s Embalmers is a happy success, combining self-aware humor, obscure science facts and a humane but irreverent attitude toward both the winners and losers of the Russian Revolution. ” – Time Out NY