CHEKHOV'S FIRST PLAY by Dead Centre, World Tour

CHEKOV'S FIRST PLAY

“I’m having absolutely nothing to do with the theatre or the human race. They can all go to hell.”

– Anton Chekhov

During the turmoil of the Russian Revolution in 1917, Maria Chekhov, Anton’s sister, placed many of her late brother’s manuscripts and papers in a safety deposit box in Moscow.

In 1921 Soviet scholars opened the box, and discovered a play. The title page was missing. The play they found has too many characters, too many themes, too much action. All in all, it’s generally dismissed as unstageable. Like life.

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Sept 24th - Oct 2nd 2015 - Samuel Beckett Centre, Dublin
April 8th - 10th 2016 - Schaubuhne, Berlin
May 12th - 14th 2016 - Bristol Old Vic
July 8th - 9th - BaltoScandal Festival, Rakvere, Estonia

 

 

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