Uncle Vanya (Baker, trans.)

Uncle Vanya (Baker, trans.)

by: Annie Baker, Anton Chekhov, Margarita Shalina

by: Annie Baker, Anton Chekhov, Margarita Shalina

Uncle Vanya (Baker, trans.)

Uncle Vanya (Baker, trans.)

by: Annie Baker, Anton Chekhov, Margarita Shalina

by: Annie Baker, Anton Chekhov, Margarita Shalina

Overview

This intimate, immersive new adaptation of Chekhov's classic from critically-acclaimed playwright Annie Baker, author of Body Awareness, Circle Mirror Transformation, and The Flick, brings colloquial language to this internationaly beloved story of human relationships and yearning. Written with the “goal of creating a version that sounds to our contemporary American ears the way the play sounded to Russian ears during the play’s first productions in the provinces in 1898”, Ms. Baker's Uncle Vanya introduces 21st century audiences to Chekhov's enduring wit, insight, and emotionl depth.

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Not Applicable
  • Time Period: Contemporary, Present Day
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Non-Traditional casting, Parts for Senior Actors
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Annie Baker

Annie Baker's full-length plays include The Flick (Playwrights Horizons, OBIE Award for Playwriting, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize), Circle Mirror Transformation (Playwrights Horizons, OBIE Award for Best New American Play, Drama Desk nomination for Best Play), The Aliens (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, OBIE Award for ...

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Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (29 January 1860– 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor thro ...

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Margarita  Shalina

Margarita Shalina