Tag Archives: Russian & Former Soviet Union

The Seagull

by Tom Stoppard

“A play that might have been written a hundred days instead of a hundred years ago.” —New York Times

Uncle Vanya

by Anton Chekhov

“An act of deconstruction designed to exhume the living energies of Chekhov’s writing from under the heavy weight of ‘masterpiece topsoil.’” –Robert Brustein, American…

Tolstoy

by Henri Troyat

“This . . . biography of him is the fullest, most objective, and the liveliest . . . the story of his life reads…

The Three Sisters

by Anton Chekhov

“Mamet’s ear is famously impeccable, the dialogue is always authentic and convincing”…[This adaptation] will help to undermine our silly critical notions of “definitive” Chekhov….

Ivanov

by Anton Chekhov

“A richly intelligent rethink of a play.” –Michael Billington, The Guardian

Cherry Orchard, The (Mamet)

by Anton Chekhov

‘mamet the adaptor has turned Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard into a Mamet play. Mamet’s ear is famously impeccable, the dialogue is always authentic and convincing”….

Cherry Orchard, The (Stoppard)

by Anton Chekhov

“A play of unbearable heartbreak–a past lost, a present bleak and a future uncertain. . . . Tom Stoppard’s clear-headed adaptation is lean and…