This dramatic character study explores two distantly connected relationships: that of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his wife Nadya and of Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky and his married lover Lilya Brik. More…
From the show:
The newest work from legendary poet/playwright and off-off Broadway pioneer Murray Mednick is a dramatic character study incorporating historical footage and photos to explore two distantly connected relationships: that of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his wife Nadya, and of Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky and his married lover and “muse” Lilya Brik.
See it if Only if you must to support someone from the cast and she/he will not forgive you if you skip
Don't see it if Just love yourself and save 2 hours of your life by simply not going. You will not learn anything or see something worth seen
See it if you want to Stalin's wife repeatedly commit suicide in act I; Stalin ponder the need for a strong future; & Maykovsky fool himself. A mess.
Don't see it if you want to learn something about Stalin or Mayakovsky. Wikipedia has more on them & their cohorts than this play.
See it if IF YOU WANT TO KNOW SOMETHING ABOUT JOSEF STALIN AND HIS WIFE.IT WAS INFORMATIVE ABOUT THEIR LIFESTYLE AND THEIR THOUGHTS.IF YOU LIKE HISTOR
Don't see it if IF YOU WANT ELABORATE STAGING AND GREAT DIALOGUE.
Also ICAL FACTS AND A INSIDER'S LOOK AT THE MAN NAMED STALIN.
See it if Very disappointing play. I found it long, tedious and boring agreeing with most of the reviewers so far. The acting however was okay.
Don't see it if You're looking for a somewhat fast paced, cohesive, and understandable play.