Genre: Comedy
Written By Vladimir Zelevinsky, Directed By Jacques Stewart

 The Hive Theatre dares to bring you the entire lifespan of the world’s largest country!  The mysteries of Lenin’s tomb!  The secret of Stalin’s death! The spying techniques of the KGB!  All shall be revealed! 100 years of history in 100 minutes! Four actors navigate between an array of juxtaposed Soviets who are living in the thick of some of the most pivotal moments of the past century. Farcical, approachable, sometimes sentimental, and always hilarious – “A Brief History” explores how similar people really are, regardless of how their regime may want them to live.

About the Company: The Hive Theatre Company

 THE HIVE THEATRE is deeply committed to nurturing artists in and around the New York City metro area, of all ages, types and backgrounds. We provide affordable productions that engage audiences as participants in an immersive theatrical event. Our core values include DEVISE through collaboration with an emphasis on experimentation, EXPOSE what must be said, for those who won’t say it, and for those who refuse to hear it and ILLUMINATE our fears, because the truth is what scares us the most. The Hive co-creates by producing original works created from the ground up by the full company, reinventing the classics, and fostering the work of new and underexposed playwrights. www.thehivetheatre.com

Open:   01/16/14
Close:   02/01/14

A Brief History of the Soviet Union performs the following regular schedule through Saturday, February 1st, 2014:

Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sundays at 3 p.m.

Theater:   Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
Address:   312 West 36th Street, Second Floor
New York, NY 10018
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Buy Tickets Online or Call: Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006
Presented by: The Hive Theatre Company         Official Web Site: thehivetheatre.com