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Acorn Theater (New York, NY)
410 West 42nd St

Schedule

2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 7pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8pm
Matinees Saturday at 2pm

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Set in the Russian-Jewish enclave of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, Russian Transport is a deeply personal, emotionally charged 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. Part family drama, part heart-pounding thriller, this stunning debut from Erika Sheffer beautifully captures the complex and conflicting layers of striving, joy, pain and terror of one very particular immigrant experience.

The New Group Closes RUSSIAN TRANSPORTThe New Group Closes RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2012

Due to popular demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Russian Transport, which began previews on January 17 and had an Official Opening Night on January 30. (more...)

The New Group Extends RUSSIAN TRANSPORT Thru 3/24The New Group Extends RUSSIAN TRANSPORT Thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - February 6, 2012

Due to popular demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Russian Transport, which began previews on January 17 and had an Official Opening Night on January 30. (more...)

Review - Russian Transport:  The Second Oldest ProfessionReview - Russian Transport: The Second Oldest Profession
by Ben Peltz - February 1, 2012

'It's not fair,' the 14-year-old girl complains to her mom. (more...)

Photo Flash: The New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT in PerformancePhoto Flash: The New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT in Performance
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2012

The New Group presents Russian Transport, written by Erika Sheffer, in a world premiere limited engagement January 17 - March 10, 2012. Directed by Scott Elliott, the production features Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, Morgan Spector, Sarah Steele and Raviv Ullman. Official Opening Night is Monday, January 30 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). View photos below! (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, et al. to Star in New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORTJaneane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, et al. to Star in New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2011

The New Group proudly announces casting for the second show in the company's 2011-2012 Season: Russian Transport, written by Erika Sheffer. Directed by Scott Elliott, the production will feature Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, Morgan Spector, Sarah Steele and Raviv Ullman. Performances slated to begin January 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Official Opening Night is set for Monday, January 30. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo Joins New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORTJaneane Garofalo Joins New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2011

Comedian, film and TV star Janeane Garofalo has just joined the New Group's production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer, directed by Scott Elliott. The production's run begins on January 17, 2012 at the Acorn Theater, with tickets on sale December 5th. (more...)

 
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