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3 Sisters on Hope Street

From an original work by

Anton Chekhov

~playauthor~Written by~ Diane Samuels , Tracy-Ann Oberman , Anton Chekhov ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Diane Samuels , Tracy-Ann Oberman ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Anton Chekhov

Nick Hern Books, 2008

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (15), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...3 Sisters on Hope Street is a re-imagining of Chekhov’s classic play Three Sisters, set amongst the Jewish community in wartime Liverpool and written by playwright Diane Samuels and actor/writer Tracy-Ann Oberman....

The Cherry Orchard

Written by

Anton Chekhov

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov

Methuen Drama, 2004

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (15), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...In Chekhov’s tragicomedy of inertia and loss – perhaps his most popular play – an aristocratic family cling to their sheltered lives in a picturesque estate while the forces of social change beat on the walls outside....

Uncle Vanya

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Michael Frayn

Translated by

Michael Frayn

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Michael Frayn ~playauthor~Translated by~ Michael Frayn

Methuen Drama, 2005

Student Editions

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Anton Chekhov’s painful drama of purposeless lives was rewritten from an earlier unsuccessful play called The Wood Demon (1889). Uncle Vanya was first seen in Stanislavsky’s production at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1899....

Reza de Wet

The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary South African Theatre

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

Books

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... with contemporary trends in South African drama. Her work is recognizably part of a Western theatrical tradition, and has been compared to that of Chekhov, Barry Ronge...

Uncle Vanya

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

David Hare

Translated by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , David Hare ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
... their happiness and, at times, their sanity. David Hare's version of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya opened at Theatre Royal Bath in July 2019. ...

The Seagull

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2007

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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... The Seagull is one of the great plays about writing. It superbly captures the struggle for new forms, the frustrations and fulfilments of putting words on a page. Chekhov, in his first major play, staged...

Ivanov

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Tom Stoppard

Translated by

Tom Stoppard

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Tom Stoppard ~playauthor~Translated by~ Tom Stoppard

Faber and Faber, 2008

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (18), Female (9), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
... was the 27-year-old Chekhov's shot at despatching the 'superfluous man' of Russian literature, and in surrounding him with a brilliantly drawn set of provincial types he created some of the best comedy he was ever to write....

The Cherry Orchard

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Tom Stoppard

Translated by

Tom Stoppard

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Tom Stoppard ~playauthor~Translated by~ Tom Stoppard

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (12), Female (5), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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... her, 'the whole of Russia is our orchard.' Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Chekhov's last play is a poignant snapshot of the great, slow-rolling change that came to a head with the Russian revolution in 1917....

Platonov

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

David Hare

Translated by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , David Hare ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Anton Chekhov is one of the undisputed masters of world drama. He is usually thought to hide himself behind his characters and stories, keeping his own personality well off-stage. But when he was young he wrote three plays - Platonov,...

Ivanov

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

David Hare

Translated by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , David Hare ~playauthor~Translated by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (17), Female (5), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Anton Chekhov is one of the undisputed masters of world drama. He is usually thought to hide himself behind his characters and stories, keeping his own personality well off-stage. But when he was young he wrote three plays - Platonov,...