The Bear (after Chekhov)

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Brian Friel from an original work by Anton Chekhov

DOI: 10.5040/9780571286324.00000010
Roles: Male (2) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Elena Popova, a young and attractive widow, has immersed herself in the role of mourning for her once philandering late husband. Luka, her frail and ancient man-servant, tries in vain to snap her out of it. Then Smirnov barges in.

The Bear (after Chekhov) was first produced, with Afterplay, at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in March 2002.

From Three Plays After

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Faber and Faber

Brian Friel from an original work by Anton Chekhov

ISBN: 9780571217618

Series: Faber Drama

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