cover photo compliments of the Goodman Theater
"More than a half a century ago,
Russian playwright Nikolai Erdman came up with a comic cure for political
headaches: THE SUICIDE. It gave Joseph Stalin a pain and Erdman got twenty years
in a Siberian work camp. But a strikingly American adaptation of Erdman's
political farce is proving just the pill for election-year depression.
Playwright Richard Nelson's rollicking, larger-than-life adaptation of the 1920s
Russian script explodes with laughter."
Jack Lesar, U P I
originally produced by the Goodman Theater, Chicago
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