Sunday, June 17, 2018

Ivanov (State Theatre of Nations) by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

The chance to see Anton Chekhov’s first produced play, "Ivanov," not only in the original Russian (with English surtitles) but in modern dress proves to be a revelation. Staged by Russia…

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Monday, May 28, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Rachel Botchan by Zack Calhoon

Rachel Botchan-Select Off-Broadway credits:  La Mama (New Yiddish Rep) - God of Vengeance; The Pearl Theatre Co. (Over 40 productions as a resident acting company member) - A Taste of H…

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Theatre Review: ‘The Cherry Orchard’ at Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc. by Andrew White

Once upon a time Anton Chekhov, the Russian playwright, had a huge problem: his director, Konstantin Stanislavsky (not his real name, by the way) kept on treating his comedies as if they wer…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

‘Love and Intrigue’ at BAM Harvey Theater, New York by Blouin Artinfo

“Love and Intrigue” will be on stage next month at BAM Harvey Theater, New York.Written by Friedrich Schiller, and directed and adapted by Lev Dodin, the show is in Russian with English …

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Review: Chekhov gets commedia-style Cherry Orchard from Faction of Fools by Debbie Minter Jackson

Faction Fools’ usual comic shtick works wondrously well in The Cherry Orchard. The award winning Fools bring artistry, cultural awareness and salient knowledge with funny bone commedi…

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Review: ‘The Cherry Orchard’ by Faction of Fools at Gallaudet University’s Eastman Theatre by Ian Thal

Though it has commonly been staged as a tragedy or psychological drama since its Moscow premiere, Anton Chekhov always insisted that The Cherry Orchard was a comedy. A story about an aristoc…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Three Sisters review – RashDash's gloriously playful take on Chekhov by Lyn Gardner

Royal Exchange Studio, ManchesterThis brilliantly witty show asks who the classics are for – and what Chekhov’s play means for young women todayA woman in a wedding-cake dress twirls, a …

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Friday, May 4, 2018

‘Assured, fresh & modern interpretation’: THE CHERRY ORCHARD – Manchester by Liz Dyer

With this production of The Cherry Orchard, the Royal Exchange once again takes an important classic and makes it wonderfully accessible and relevant to the modern age. It is highly recommen…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Rebecca Naomi Jones & More to Lead New Play About Hurricane Sandy at the Public Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented stage alums Rebecca Naomi Jones, Kyle Beltran and Enver Gjokaj have been announced as stars of the Public Theater's upcoming New York premiere play Fire in Dreamland, written by…

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Friday, March 30, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Timothy Doyle by Zack Calhoon

Timothy Doyle-Broadway: Fortune’s Fool (dir. Arthur Penn), Salomé (dir. Estelle Parsons), Peter Pan. Off-Broadway & Off-Off Broadway: Uncle Vanya (d…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Union Theatre by Gary Naylor

Phil Willmott's The Cherry Orchard picks up Chekhov's action and moves it forward a decade or so to 1917, when the balance of power in Russia was tilted rather differently.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

The Cherry Orchard review at Union Theatre, London – ‘a bold adaptation’ by Paul Vale

Revolution and upheaval have played a major part in Phil Willmott’s season of plays at the Union Theatre this year. Detachment from

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The week in theatre: The Cherry Orchard; Frankenstein; Buggy Baby – review by Kate Kellaway

Bristol Old Vic; Royal Exchange, Manchester; The Yard, London The Cherry Orchard springs to life in Michael Boyd’s thrillingly vital Bristol Old Vic production. In Manchester, April De Ang…

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Review: The Cherry Orchard at Bristol Old Vic by Lilith Wozniak

Send in the clowns: Rory Mullarkey's new Chekhov translation is staged in a thoroughly playful production. The post Review: The Cherry Orchard at Bristol Old Vic appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

The Cherry Orchard, Bristol Old Vic — a thoroughly Russian production

Michael Boyd’s revival adds new dimensions to Chekhov’s drama

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‘It is one of the best staging’s BOV has produced in the past few years’: THE CHERRY ORCHARD – Bristol ★★★★★ by Kris Hallett

This Cherry Orchard is a production that showcases Michael Boyd, his ensemble, Chekhov and Bristol Old Vic at its very best. I love the theatre when it’s this good.

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The Cherry Orchard review – Michael Boyd's exquisite Chekhov debut by Charlotte Higgins

Bristol Old VicThe former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company brings a mastery of mood to the Russian classicTime is advancing pitilessly on Lyubov Andreyevna Ranyevskaya and …

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Review: ‘Breitwisch Farm’ Brings Chekhov to Wisconsin by Laura Collins-Hughes

Jeremy J. Kamps’s play — a smart but overloaded riff on “The Cherry Orchard” set on a family farm — doesn’t quite hit the right accent.

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Review: Review: The Cherry Orchard (Bristol Old Vic)

Michael Boyd directs this co-production between Bristol Old Vic and the Manchester Royal Exchange

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The Cherry Orchard review at Bristol Old Vic – ‘a vibrant production’ by Jeremy Brien

Playwright Rory Mullarkey`s forthright, faithful and funny new translation of Anton Chekhov`s final masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard, is tailor-made for the launch

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BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Bristol Old Vic by Tim Wright

The Bristol Old Vic has opened it's 'Year of Change' in spectacular fashion in this riveting new translation of Chekhov's final play The Cherry Orchard.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

INTERVIEW: Julius D’Silva talks The Cherry Orchard by Kris Hallett

I caught up actor Julius D’Silva one lunchtime at Bristol Old Vic on a break from rehearsal to discuss his work on The Cherry Orchard, reuniting with director Michael Boyd

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Candy Buckley by Zack Calhoon

Candy Buckley-Broadway: Cabaret, After the Fall, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret, Scandalous, Ring Round the Moon. Off- Broadway: The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters, Valhalla, Shockheaded P…

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Video: Michael Boyd: 'We should embrace Chekhov's end-of-the-pier spirit'

The director of the upcoming revival of The Cherry Orchard explains why it took him so long to get to Chekhov

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Monday, March 5, 2018
Friday, March 2, 2018

Platonov Lives! by Leah Richards

Platonov Written by Anton Chekhov; translated and adapted by Laura Wickens Directed by Jessica Burr Presented by Blessed Unrest at the New Ohio Theatre, NYC February 17-March 11, 2018 …

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Designer Tom Piper stages Chekhov in-the-round at Bristol Old Vic by Rosemary Waugh

In staging The Cherry Orchard at Bristol Old Vic and Manchester’s Royal Exchange, the show’s designer, Tom Piper, is aiming to take

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

'The greatest play ever written': translating 'The Cherry Orchard' by Rory Mullarkey

Rory Mullarkey introduces his new version of Chekhov's masterpiece for Bristol Old Vic“The Cherry Orchard is the greatest play ever written,” I declared, confidently, aged 16, to my…

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'The greatest play ever written': translating The Cherry Orchard by Rory Mullarkey

'THE GREATEST PLAY EVER WRITTEN' Rory Mullarkey introduces his new version of The Cherry Orchard for Bristol Old VicRory Mullarkey introduces his new version of Chekhov's masterpiece fo…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

World Premiere of Brietwisch Farm to Play Town Stages by Olivia Clement

Jeremy J. Kamps’ new play examines modern-day politics and is inspired by Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Katie Hartke by Zack Calhoon

Katie Hartke-Esperance (Breitwisch Farm, Youth & Ambition, Twelfth Night), A.R.T. (Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility), 10 seasons with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festiva…

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