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Also Credited As: Anton Pavlovitch Chekhov
 
Date Of Birth:
January 29, 1860
Date Of Death:
April 15, 1904 (44)
Birth Place:
Taganrog, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
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Anton Chekhov News

Date of Birth: January 29, 1860
Date of Death: April 15, 1904 (44)
Birth Place: Taganrog, RUSSIA
Gender: Male
BWW Review: Quotidian's THE LADY WITH THE LITTLE DOG a Gorgeous Chamber PieceBWW Review: Quotidian's THE LADY WITH THE LITTLE DOG a Gorgeous Chamber Piece
by Andrew White - Jul 25, 2016

The Lady with the Little Dog is one of Chekhov's most beloved short stories, and it is especially gratifying to see that Director/Designer Stephanie Mumford has taken The Lady with the Little Dog and created an intimate one-hour visit to late 19th-century Russia. Beginning in an idyllic resort on the Black Sea, Mumford uses live music from the period - performed impeccably by Christine Khrarazian, accompanied by pianist Zachary Roberts-and a sequence of film footage and projections of seascapes by the Russian artist Aivazovsky to bring us into Chekhov's world. (more...)

Chuck Cooper Rounds Out Roundabout's THE CHERRY ORCHARD Cast, Starring Diane LaneChuck Cooper Rounds Out Roundabout's THE CHERRY ORCHARD Cast, Starring Diane Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Just announced this afternoon, Roundabout Theatre Company will welcome Chuck Cooper as 'Pischik,' joining Diane Lane, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey in a new production of The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

 Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS Cast Announced for Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the complete cast for Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, a smart and searing look at America's corporate culture through the story of a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations. Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Alana Arenas (Millie), Caroline Neff (Stellan) and Alan Wilder (Abe) with Audrey Francis(Eliza) and Armando Riesco (Lorenzo). Peyankov and Sheffer last collaborated on Steppenwolf's 2014 Chicago premiere of Russian Transport, which also featured ensemble member Alan Wilder. Previews begin November 10, 2016 and the show runs through December 23, 2016 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted.Single tickets ($20 - $89) go on sale Friday, August 5 at 11am. 2016/17 season subscriptions and memberships are currently on sale through Audience Services at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. (more...)

Cast Complete for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyCast Complete for THE FUNDAMENTALS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the complete cast for Erika Sheffer's The Fundamentals, a smart and searing look at America's corporate culture through the story of a Manhattan hotel maid with higher aspirations. (more...)

San Diego Film Festival to Honor Oscar Nominee Annette BeningSan Diego Film Festival to Honor Oscar Nominee Annette Bening
by Movies News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The San Diego International Film Festival has chosen actress Annette Bening as the recipient of the Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company Managing Director Harold Wolpert Will Depart in OctoberRoundabout Theatre Company Managing Director Harold Wolpert Will Depart in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation's most influential nonprofit theatre companies, as well as one of New York City's leading cultural institutions, has announced today that Managing Director Harold Wolpert will depart in October 2016 to pursue new opportunities. (more...)

New Plays IMPRISONED Come To The Baron's Court Theatre This AugustNew Plays IMPRISONED Come To The Baron's Court Theatre This August
by Edward Baker - Jul 13, 2016

Coming to the Barons Court Theatre, Imprisoned is a new pair of plays by writer Marie Hale and directed by Kasia Ro?ycki (Off the Cliff) and Hugh Allison (The Yellow chair Performance Experience). In this double-bill, Hale looks at imprisonment - both practical and emotional. (more...)

BWW Review: Pony World's SUFFERING, INC. Surprisingly FunBWW Review: Pony World's SUFFERING, INC. Surprisingly Fun
by Amelia Reynolds - Jul 12, 2016

There are some productions where you hear the description and think to yourself, 'this is either going to be amazing, or a complete dumpster fire.' Those were my feelings going to see Pony World Theater's production of 'Suffering, Inc.,' a modern take on Chekhovian realism where every line of dialogue was cut and paste from seven different Anton Chekhov plays. (more...)

Sport For Jove to Stage New Australian Translation of Chekhov's THREE SISTERSSport For Jove to Stage New Australian Translation of Chekhov's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Seymour Centre resident theatre company, Sport For Jove Theatre are proud to present a brand new Australian translation of one of theatre's defining works, Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters, as part of the Reginald Season from 28th July to 13th August, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: Devilishly Wicked Satire on the Drill Hall Stage in FATHER, FATHER, FATHER at #NAF16BWW Review: Devilishly Wicked Satire on the Drill Hall Stage in FATHER, FATHER, FATHER at #NAF16
by David Fick - Jul 8, 2016

The winner of a Silver Standard Bank Ovation Award last year, Robaby's FATHER, FATHER, FATHER is back on the National Lottery Fringe at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. A devilishly wicked satire, this physical theatre piece was created by cast members Roberto Pombo, Joni Barnard and Rachel Neary under the direction of Toni Morkel. (more...)

Harold Perrineau, Joel Grey, Tavi Gevinson, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Will Join Diane Lane in THE CHERRY ORCHARDHarold Perrineau, Joel Grey, Tavi Gevinson, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More Will Join Diane Lane in THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced additional cast members joining Diane Lane in a new production of The Cherry Orchard. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Sets 35th SeasonStage Left Theatre Sets 35th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Stage Left Theatre is pleased to announce the programming for its 35th season. The season begins with the world premiere of The Bottle Tree by Beth Kander directed by ensemble member Amy Szerlong. The Bottle Tree was developed through Stage Left's Downstage Left program, at the Ashland New Plays Festival and and has received an Honorable Mention on The Kilroys List for the past two years. Next, in the winter, Stage Left and Cor Theatre present a co-production of What of the Night? by Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Carlos Murillo. This epic meditation on poverty in America was a Pultizer finalist in 1990. Cor Theatre Artistic Director Tosha Fowler says of the partnership, 'With admiration for Stage Left's longevity and the exciting opportunities they provide to artists through their strong commitment to mission, we at Cor are thrilled to announce a collaboration of theatre that is bound to leave you breathless. Combining Stage Left's strength with our fearless aesthetic, Fornes' poetically primal voice, and Carlos Murillo's passionate vision, What of the Night is going to be our biggest leap yet.' Finally, the company will present LeapFest, its annual developmental festival featuring workshop productions of new plays, at a time to be announced later. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company to Continue 20th Season with THE THREE SISTERSFranklin Stage Company to Continue 20th Season with THE THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

The Franklin Stage Company continues its 20th season of admission-free professional theatre with a three week run of 'We 3,' a bold and buoyant adaptation of Anton Chekhov's 'The Three Sisters.' (more...)

Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!Something's Coming: A First Look at the Broadway Season Ahead!
by Nora Dominick - Jun 19, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the 2016-2017 Broadway season. With new musicals and plays about to descend to Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving next season! (more...)

YPC of NYC to Perform Pre-Curtain Concert for Classical Theater of Harlem's MACBETH in JulyYPC of NYC to Perform Pre-Curtain Concert for Classical Theater of Harlem's MACBETH in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The award-winning Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC), known for bringing children of diverse ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds together through a program of musical excellence, community and educational initiatives under Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Nuñez, will give a one-hour preview of its summer tour concert program on Thursday, July 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater at Marcus GarveyPark (enter at 124th Street and Fifth Avenue and walk south to the venue). (more...)

Feast of Arts Fest Shows to Play the Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre in Cape TownFeast of Arts Fest Shows to Play the Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Cape Town's Alexander Bar, Cafe and Theatre will host a series of seven productions starting on 20 June, all of which are en route to the 2016 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Satire, stand-up comedy, drama, physical theatre, musical theatre, experimental theatre and cabaret all form a part of the diverse line-up. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SEAGULL at The Artistic HomePhoto Flash: THE SEAGULL at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

In The Artistic Home's production of Anton Chekhov's classic comedy of unrequited love and unrealized dreams, The Seagull, Company Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra (a Jeff Award nominee for The Artistic Home's Sweet Bird of Youth) plays the role of Madame Arkadina, the fading actress in love with a younger man, Trigorin. Scot West, previously seen at The Artistic Home in Watch on the Rhine, Interrogation and Miracle on 34th Street and in Griffin's Men Should Weep is the writer Trigorin. Brookelyn Hebert, of AH's Macbeth and Cut to the Chase, plays the young actress Nina, who is a rival to Arkadina for Trigorin's affections. In the role of Arkadina's son Konstantin, who competes with Trigorin for Nina's love, is AH ensemble member Julian Hester, a Jeff nominee for The Late Henry Moss. (more...)

Pacific Resident Theatre to Present THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Beginning June 18Pacific Resident Theatre to Present THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Beginning June 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

 Pacific Resident Theatre (Marilyn Fox, Artistic Director) celebrates their 30th season by announcing the opening of THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE by Tennessee Williams. Dana Jackson (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and LA Weekly nomination - The Cherry Orchard) directs. (more...)

West Coast Players to Present INSPIRED LAUGHTERWest Coast Players to Present INSPIRED LAUGHTER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2016

West Coast Players will present INSPIRED LAUGHTER: An Evening with Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov directed by Linda Weir as their Special Summer Production. (more...)

West Coast Players Present INSPIRED LAUGHTER: AN EVENING WITH NEIL SIMON AND ANTON CHEKHOVWest Coast Players Present INSPIRED LAUGHTER: AN EVENING WITH NEIL SIMON AND ANTON CHEKHOV
by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

West Coast Players will present INSPIRED LAUGHTER: An Evening with Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov, directed by Linda Weir as their Special Summer Production on July 14-17. (more...)

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