The Bear (after Chekhov)

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571339853.00000010
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 Brian Friel: Plays 3

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Faber and Faber

Brian Friel

ISBN: 9780571309863

Series: Faber Drama

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