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29th July, 2015

The Suicide

Event Details

Date:
29th July, 2015
Time:
19.30
End Date:
1st August, 2015
Venue:
The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, Eton Avenue, NW3 3HY
Price:
£10 (£5 Concessions)

On 9 November 1931, Stalin wrote to Stanislavsky: ‘I do not have a very high opinion of the play The Suicide. My closest comrades consider it empty, and even harmful.’

Erdman’s brilliant philosophical farce, though banned by Stalin’s censors and never performed in Soviet Russia, has been called ‘the greatest play in the Soviet repertory.’

Fizzing with fierce and absurdist satirical energy, The Suicide is a reminder of theatre’s crucial capacity to threaten authority through comedy.


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