Describe the Night, currently playing at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater, is a question for which there is no answer. Playwright Rajiv Joseph plays connect-the-dots with historical facts and figures spanning 90 years that might – or might not – have any connection, and asks us to see a familiar face in the resulting picture. And while his pen is busy hopping all over the page,... Read more
Describe the Night
Atlantic Theater Company continues its 2017-2018 Off-Broadway season with the New York premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night, starring six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein.
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In 1920, the Russian writer Isaac Babel wanders the countryside with the Red Cavalry. Seventy years later, a mysterious KGB agent spies on a woman in Dresden and falls in love. In 2010, an aircraft carrying most of the Polish government crashes in the Russian city of Smolensk. Set in Russia over the course of 80 years, this epic new play traces the stories of seven men and women connected by history, myth and conspiracy theories.