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How Franchot Tone Directed – and Lived – Chekhov’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

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Franchot Tone's long-lost 1957 film of Chekhov's great drama helps reveal deep parallels between the actor/director and the Russian playwright. Read More »

Theatre Review (Pasadena): The Treatment, Based on a Chekhov Short Story

A movement piece based on Chekhov's short story "Ward 6" played at Boston Court. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Cherry Orchard’ at Classic Stage with Dianne Wiest and John Turturro

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Occupy Wall Street protesters evicted from their permanent settlements could do a lot worse than visiting (or re-visiting) Anton Chekhov's class-conscious classic. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Three Sisters’ by Anton Chekhov at the Secret Theatre

Excellent lead performances help make up for some casting and pacing problems in this production of the classic tale. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Cherry Orchard at The T. Schreiber Studio

"Why go to the theatre to see a play! Better to see yourselves more often." Read More »

Theatre Review (London): The Bridge Project, Season 1: The Winter’s Tale and The Cherry Orchard

It can be tough, in these difficult days, to sympathise with actors when they talk about how hard and frightening their work is. Read More »