Russian Transport | Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Upstairs Theatre | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

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When: Feb. 6-May 11 2014

In Erika Sheffer's raw, strong, disturbingly funny Russian Transport, a Russian Jewish family of four, living in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. No clear time line is given, but judging by comments dropped here and there in the course of the play, parents Misha and Diana must've emigrated in the mid-1990s, when Yeltsin was president, the oligarchs were snatching up natural resources, gangsters had free rein, and everybody else did what they had to do just to hang on. Son Alex was a toddler then; daughter Mira had yet to be born. Continue reading >>

Price: $20-$78

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