BWW Previews: DRUNKLE VANYA by Three Day Hangover at The Gin Mill, NYC, 9/4-18
Drunkle Vanya, a unique adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya will be performed by Three Day Hangover at The Gin Mill on Amsterdam Avenue in New York City from September 4th through September 18th. The show promises to be an enjoyable theatrical experience.
Three Day Hangover has successfully produced performances that are not only entertaining but also faithful to the original works. Lori Wolter Hudson is one of the founders of the company along with David Hudson and Beth Gardiner. They have brought professional, classical theater to the casual bar atmosphere. The audience experience is an immersive one where guests can relax over a drink and feel involved as the plot unfolds. Their most recent Big Boozy Benefit and production of Twelfth Night were both critically acclaimed successes.
Wolter Hudson created the adaptation for Drunkle Vanya and also directs the production. She said that the show makes use of a theme of games to move the plot along which will make it especially amusing and wholly relatable for the audience. She also said, "This is the first time we have done a Chekhov play. I have worked to make it my own while keeping the integrity of the play intact." Wolter Hudson expressed her enthusiasm for the show, the venue and the stellar cast that will make Drunkle Vanya a real happening for New York area audiences.
Drunkle Vanya will be performed at The Gin Mill, 442 Amsterdam Avenue (between 81st and 82nd Streets) New York, NY. Shows are at 8:00 pm on September 4th and 5th, and from September 9th through the 18th. There are no performances on September 14th. Tickets are $15.00 and are available at ThreeDayHangover.com or drunklevanya.brownpapertickets.com.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Three Day Hangover