Anton Chekhov News

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
THE VISIT Comes to Apollinaire in the Park 2017THE VISIT Comes to Apollinaire in the Park 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

In Durrenmatt's tragic comedy, billionaire Claire Zachanassian returns to the destitute home town she left in disgrace 45 years ago, bent on exacting retribution on the true love who betrayed her. At first the indignant citizens reject her offer of cash for a corpse. They talk importantly of their town's cultural and humane traditions. But when they start buying new shoes, cognac, cars- and all on credit- there is only one way to meet the bills. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric HammersmithCasting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse Announces Its Latest Shows For Autumn/Winter 2017Nottingham Playhouse Announces Its Latest Shows For Autumn/Winter 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse's Autumn/Winter season of work on its main stage begins with the return of the critically acclaimed The Kite Runner, straight from two West End runs. First produced by Nottingham Playhouse and the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse in 2013, The Kite Runner returns to its Nottingham home before embarking on a UK tour. (more...)

World Premiere of Emerson String Quartet's SHOSTAKOVICH AND THE BLACK MONKWorld Premiere of Emerson String Quartet's SHOSTAKOVICH AND THE BLACK MONK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On Saturday, June 17 at 8 PM, the world renowned Emerson String Quartet is joined with a cast of seven actors for the world premiere of Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy at the Detroit Film Theatre,  as part of the Black Monk Festival organized by the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and The Wayne State University Russian Program.  “This is by far the most ambitious artistic project that the Festival has ever undertaken,” said Maury Okun, President of the Great Lakes Chamber music Festival.  Co-commissioned by the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival and Princeton University Concerts, Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy comes from the minds of acclaimed writer-director, James Glossman, and Emerson String Quartet member,Philip Setzer. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem Announces Free Production of THREE MUSKETEERSClassical Theatre of Harlem Announces Free Production of THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at UNCLE VANYA at Quintessence Theatre GroupPhoto Flash: First Look at UNCLE VANYA at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its 7th season of progressive classic theatre with Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, in the Philadelphia premiere of a new version by Annie Baker. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: Michaels Urie and McGrath are Comic Dynamos in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTORBWW Review: Michaels Urie and McGrath are Comic Dynamos in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
by Michael Dale - Jun 5, 2017

Though Anton Chekhov popularized the notion that there's nothing sadder than a Russian comedy, playgoers seeking a few more yuks than can be found in a night at THE CHERRY ORCHARD can look to one of The Good Doctor's countrymen, Nikolai Gogol, whose rip-roaring classic The Government Inspector is granted a gloriously silly mounting by Red Bull Theater. (more...)

Casting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Press Night: Monday, 26 June 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is Hugh Jackman on the Hunt for the Next Broadway Hit?Rialto Chatter: Is Hugh Jackman on the Hunt for the Next Broadway Hit?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Hugh Jackman seems to be eager to get back to the Great White Way! Michael Riedel has reported that the stage and screen leading man has been doing many invitation-only readings of serious plays to try to find the right match. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Present First London Production in Over 60 Years of MR GILLIEFinborough Theatre to Present First London Production in Over 60 Years of MR GILLIE
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017. (more...)

River Street Theatre to Present Moscow Art Theatre's THE CHERRY ORCHARDRiver Street Theatre to Present Moscow Art Theatre's THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will be presenting the Moscow Art Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov's THE CHERRY ORCHARD this Sunday, June 4 (1:30pm & 6:30pm) and Monday, June 5 (1:30pm). The high definition screening of the original production is presented in Russian with English subtitles. The presentation is part of the RST's Stage2Screen Series. (more...)

Announcing Undermain Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonAnnouncing Undermain Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Undermain Theatre's 34th season examines the world from a largely female perspective with three mainstage productions and adds a 4 week reading series of new American work in the spring. Our world premiere and season opener examines the world of Mexican cartels as portrayed by an all-female cast, by an evolving young writer. Our fall production is a regional premiere of an established Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, which takes place in an American setting inhabited and driven by three different generations of women in an eerie atmosphere near a Civil War battleground. (more...)

Site-Specific OPERATION BLACK ANTLER Looks at Surveillance at HOME ManchesterSite-Specific OPERATION BLACK ANTLER Looks at Surveillance at HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

In the murky world of undercover surveillance, what will you do when the power is in your hands? Operation Black Antler, which continues HOME's reputation for presenting site-specific work at sites throughout the city centre, runs between Wed 7 - Sat 17 June 2017. (more...)

Neil Simon & Anton Chekhov's THE GOOD DOCTOR Opens 6/16 at Little Fish TheatreNeil Simon & Anton Chekhov's THE GOOD DOCTOR Opens 6/16 at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Little Fish Theatre is excited to present The Good Doctor as its fourth production of 2017. This series of short plays is written by Tony, Emmy, and Pulitzer Prize winning writer Neil Simon, and is based on short stories and other works by acclaimed playwright Anton Chekhov. James Rice, long-time Little Fish Theatre Company Member, directs this evening of scenes, all of which are humorous, heartwarming, and strikingly human.   (more...)

Stratford Festival & Stage Russia Added to River Street Theatre Series.Stratford Festival & Stage Russia Added to River Street Theatre Series.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, announced today they are adding the acclaimed Stratford Festival, as well as Stage Russia HD to their Stage2Screen Series. This special series features theatrical stage productions (plays, musicals, operas, events) from around the globe captured in ultra high definition for cinema presentation. (more...)

Opera in the City Festival Line-Up AnnouncedOpera in the City Festival Line-Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

This summer, the Bridewell Theatre in the heart of the City of London will become the home of new and innovative opera productions. (more...)

Miro Magloire Premieres New Chamber Ballet, 6/10 & 11Miro Magloire Premieres New Chamber Ballet, 6/10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Choreographer Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet will bring its 2016-17 series to an end with performances June 10 at 8 PM and June 11 at 7 PM, and a Magloire premiere to John Cage's 'Cheap Imitation' for violin.   The Company welcomes dancer Kristine Butler, who previously danced with the Charlotte Ballet II, Romanian National Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet. (more...)

Coeurage Theatre Company presents World Premiere of NICKY by Boni B. AlvarezCoeurage Theatre Company presents World Premiere of NICKY by Boni B. Alvarez
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's Pay What You Want theatre company, has announced the first production of its eighth season, the world premiere of Nicky, by acclaimed Los Angeles playwright Boni B. Alvarez. Directed by Beth Lopes, there will be two preview performances on June 1 and 2 at 8pm and opening is set for Saturday, June 3 at 8pm. Nicky will play through July 1 at the Greenway Court Theatre.  (more...)

Mikhail Bulgakov's DEAD MAN'S DIARY: A Theatrical Novel Comes to Life on Stage 5/12- 6/4Mikhail Bulgakov's DEAD MAN'S DIARY: A Theatrical Novel Comes to Life on Stage 5/12- 6/4
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Arlekin Players Theatre presents a stage version of Mikhail Bulgakov's unfinished novel Dead Man's Diary: A Theatrical Novel, a memoir that focuses on the author's inexplicable, mysterious, and comical love of the world of theatre. Performances run from May 12 thru June 4 at Arlekin Players' home at 368 Hillside Avenue in Needham. Performances are in Russian with audio-translation in English. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group presents UNCLE VANYAQuintessence Theatre Group presents UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its 7th season of progressive classic theatre with Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, in the Philadelphia premiere of a new version by Annie Baker.  All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase tickets, visit www.Quintessencetheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

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