Direct from Broadway, this absurdist, savagely funny dark comedy is based on a true story.

The play spins a captivating tale of Boris Zbarsky and Vladimir Vorobiov, two Jewish scientists who were chosen by the Committee for Immortalization to embalm Vladamir Lenin after his death in 1924.


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What are People Saying?

"BRAVO! What a great start for a brilliant idea. It was a virtuoso performance and the content is frighteningly authentic and grippingly relevant."
  Seymour Epstein Ed.D. (Epi)
Senior Vice-President,
The Centre for Enhancement of Jewish Education
UJA-Federation of Greater Toronto

"I just want to tell you how much I enjoyed the play. It was just one of the best experiences I ever had. So well done!!!
Thanks again for the opportunity. So, I want to give my kids the opportunity to enjoy and learn our history."

  Esti Blumwald
Toronto Jewish Media Centre
Latner Centre for Jewish Knowledge and Heritage

"IT WAS ABSOLUTELY OUTSTANDING!!! Enjoyed every minute.
Thanks so much. "
  Sandy
Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University.


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In the News & Reviews



November 1, 2010 - PRESERVING HISTORY WITH HUMOUR
Vern Thiessen tells the story of two Jewish scientists who created the ultimate human pickle jar.

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November 1, 2010 - PRESERVING HISTORY WITH HUMOUR
Vern Thiessen tells the story of two Jewish scientists who created the ultimate human pickle jar.

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October 31, 2010
Vern Thiessen Brings 'Lenin's Embalmers' to Life

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