Describe the Night (Oberon Modern Plays) (Paperback)

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WINNER - Best American Play, Obie Awards 2018

In 1920, the Russian writer Isaac Babel wanders the countryside with the Red Cavalry. In 1990, a mysterious KGB agent spies on a woman in Dresden and falls in love. In 2010, an aircraft carrying most of the Polish government crashes in the Russian city of Smolensk.

Set in Russia over the course of ninety years, this thrilling and epic new play by Rajiv Joseph traces the stories of seven men and women connected by history, myth and conspiracy theories.

About the Author


Rajiv Joseph (born June 16, 1974) is an American playwright. He was named a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, [1] and he won an Obie Award for Best New American Play for his play Describe the Night

Praise For…


“A political, technical and emotional tour de force. Joseph’s dazzling play is a document of paranoia in the era of Trump and Russia, a feat in magical realist storytelling and a touching love story.” – Houston Chronicle

Joseph writes sly, funny dialogue laced with jolts of lyricism. He has a distinctive voice with mordant humor and adventurous tonal range!” – The Hollywood Reporter
Product Details
ISBN: 9781786823762
ISBN-10: 1786823764
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: November 10th, 2017
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Oberon Modern Plays