Lenin's Embalmers by Vern Thiessen


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Lenin's Embalmers by Vern Thiessen

Two scientists, driven by fear and fame, are pushed to their limits when tasked with embalming former Soviet leader, Vladimir Lenin. Based on a true story of deception, scientific achievement and bitter betrayal, Lenin's Embalmers is both a rollicking comedy and an epic tragedy.

Produced by Ensemble Studio Theatre, NY, 2010.
Canadian premiere at the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, Winnipeg
Translated into Serbian, Hebrew, Czech

Genre: Dark Comedy

Acts: 2
Run time: 120 minutes
Cast size: 8 actors