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Theatre Three at Theatre Row

Set in the Russian-Jewish enclave of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Russian Transport is a tale of an immigrant couple, their two assimilated teenagers and the fierce and fiery upheaval they experience when sexy, mysterious Uncle Boris from the old country comes to stay with them for his shot at the American dream.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Mar. 24, 2012.

Theatre Three at Theatre Row

410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Previews Jan 17, 2012
Opening Jan 30, 2012
Closing Mar 24, 2012

Story

What Is the Story of Russian Transport?
This moving drama by Erika Sheffer is is the story of Diana and Misha, a Russian immigrant couple raising their two Americanized teenagers in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. When charismatic Uncle Boris comes to visit from Russia, teens Mira and Alex bond with him instantly. But when the siblings discover dark secrets about Boris and the family business, they realize their uncle may not be so trustworthy after all. Mira and Alex must struggle with the knowledge they have learned and try to deal with the terrifying consequences without the help of their parents.

Critics' Reviews

"[Janeane] Garofalo and [Morgan] Spector are particularly good at suggesting ruthless determination under a friendly enough facade. You’d think twice about sharing a vodka with these two."

Review by Elisabeth Vincentelli from New York Post

"A thoughtful, well-written domestic drama with something original to say about immigrant families living by old world values in a new world culture? Pinch me!"

Review by Marilyn Stasio from Variety

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