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The Great

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The Great is a satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia’s history. A very modern story about the past which encompasses the many roles she played over her lifetime as lover, teacher, ruler, friend and fighter.

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From Matthew Gilbert at Boston Globe:

Reality is rarely as funny as this sparkling period satire, set in mid-18th century Russia amid a sneaky coup d’état that plays out like a Scooby gang caper (with wigs). Full Review

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