Lenin’s Embalmers, Vern Thiessen



Title: Lenin’s Embalmers

Author: Vern Thiessen

Typology: Drama

Language: English

Year: 2010

Publisher: Playwrights Canada Press

ISBN: 978-0-88754-970-0

Synopsis: Russia. 1924. Two scientists are assigned an impossible task: make Vladimir Lenin live forever, or face death. Based on a true story, Governor General’s Literary Award-winning playwright Vern Thiesses brings us a dark comedy that brings to light the resilience of the human spirit, everchanging war games, and the importance of always having vodka on hand.