WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
In 1920, the Russian writer Isaac Babel wanders the countryside with the Red Cavalry. Seventy years later, a mysterious KGB agent spies on a woman in Dresden and falls in love. In 2010, an aircraft carrying most of Poland's government officials crashes in the Russian city of Smolensk. Rajiv Joseph (Gruesome Playground Injuries) returns to the Alley Theatre with his epic new play Describe the Night, which traces the stories of seven men and women connected by history, myth, and conspiracy theories.