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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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    Plays (and Players) Within PlaysPlays (and Players) Within Plays
    by Roundabout Theatre Company - Dec 10, 2014

    The Real Thing can be seen within a tradition of plays about theatre artists, and it uses the device of the 'play-within-a-play' to raise questions about the nature of 'reality.' What better way to explore the relationships between a playwright and the two actresses with whom he shares his life? (more...)

    BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stage and Screen Legend Vanessa RedgraveBWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stage and Screen Legend Vanessa Redgrave
    by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 7, 2014

    Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Vanessa Redgrave, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

    Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Annie Baker to Appear for FANNY AND ALEXANDER at the IFC Center, 12/4Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Annie Baker to Appear for FANNY AND ALEXANDER at the IFC Center, 12/4
    by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

    Acclaimed playwright Annie Baker will appear in person this Thursday, December 4, at the IFC Center movie theater in New York to present and discuss a 35mm print of a personal favorite, FANNY AND ALEXANDER, a film that helped spark her Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick. (more...)

    Bedlam Adds Additional Performances to SENSE & SENSIBILITY's RunBedlam Adds Additional Performances to SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Run
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

    Due to popular demand BEDLAM is adding three more performances of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility adapted by Kate Hamill. Sense & Sensibility is currently playing in rep with a production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull adapted by Anya Reiss now through December 21 at the Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The added performances for Sense & Sensibility are Sunday, December 7 at 2pm, Tuesday, December 16 at 8pm, and Sunday, December 21 at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased by calling Ovation Tix at (866) 811-4111 and online at www.theatrebedlam.org (more...)

    'BLACKEST SHORE', 'UNIVERSITY OF TAMARIE' Premieres and More Set for Catastrophic's 2015 Season'BLACKEST SHORE', 'UNIVERSITY OF TAMARIE' Premieres and More Set for Catastrophic's 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

    Catastrophic is pleased to once again introduce Houston audiences to a fresh voice in American theatre. As it did with Mickle Maher (The Strangerer and Spirits to Enforce) and Miki Johnson (American Falls and Fleaven), Catastrophic will produce 2 plays by Mark Schultz in a single season, beginning with the world premiere of The Blackest Shore and ending with Everything Will Be Different. (more...)

    Harold Clurman Lab Theater Sets 2015 Season: MACBETH, UNCLE VANYA & MoreHarold Clurman Lab Theater Sets 2015 Season: MACBETH, UNCLE VANYA & More
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

    The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting New York City and the Art of Acting Studio Los Angeles, is proud to announce its 2015 season: Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, directed by Tom Oppenheim, will open on February 5th, 2015 in New York; a contemporary play directed by Don K. Williams, will open Janaury 22nd, 2015 in Los Angeles; Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Don K. Williams, will open in May of 2015 in Los Angeles; a world premiere of a new play, developed by the Harold Clurman Playwrights Division, will open in June of 2015 in New York; and Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, directed by Tom Oppenheim, will open in September of 2015 in New York. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Pop Culture Classic CURL UP AND DYE Still a Relevant Discourse on Race and GenderBWW Reviews: Pop Culture Classic CURL UP AND DYE Still a Relevant Discourse on Race and Gender
    by David Fick - Nov 14, 2014

    CURL UP AND DYE emerges as a still relevant piece of theatre some 25 years after its original premiere. Every issue that the play serves up - from racism and the systematic abuse of women to prostitution and the scourge of drugs and alcohol - still haunts this country. It may not be one of the classic greats, but it certainly is a pop culture staple of the South African theatre landscape. (more...)

    STUPID F#CKING BIRD Begins 11/14 at Ringwald TheatreSTUPID F#CKING BIRD Begins 11/14 at Ringwald Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

    Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a "sort of" adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit. (more...)

    World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS to Continue Theatre of NOTE's 2014 Season, 12/2-1/10World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS to Continue Theatre of NOTE's 2014 Season, 12/2-1/10
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

    Theatre of NOTE continues its 2014 season with the World Premiere of POSSUM CARCASS, written by David Bucci and directed by Alina Phelan. (more...)

    Rooney Mara to Star in Film Adaptation of Olivier Award-Winning Play BLACKBIRDRooney Mara to Star in Film Adaptation of Olivier Award-Winning Play BLACKBIRD
    by Movies News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

    Jean Doumanian Productions announced today that the Academy AwardŽ nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Ben Mendelsohn (The Place Beyond the Pines) will star in the upcoming film, Blackbird (more...)

    Garret Storms to Reprise Role in THE SANTALAND DIARIES at WaterTower Theatre, 12/5-28Garret Storms to Reprise Role in THE SANTALAND DIARIES at WaterTower Theatre, 12/5-28
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

    Garret Storms reprises his performance as David (Crumpet the Elf) in the WaterTower Theatre production of the David Sedaris holiday season comedy The Santaland Diaries, December 5 to 28, 2014, in the Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre and Conference Centre. Kelsey Leigh Ervi returns to direct. (more...)

    WaterTower to Stage SEXY LAUNDRY, 1/31-2/22WaterTower to Stage SEXY LAUNDRY, 1/31-2/22
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

    WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced its production of the Michele Riml comedy Sexy Laundry, directed by Terry Martin, Jan. 31 - Feb. 22, 2015 in the Studio Theatre. Sexy Laundry is part of the new Discover Series in the Studio Theatre. (more...)

    WaterTower Theatre to Present O'KEEFFE! in The Studio Theatre, 4/25-5/17WaterTower Theatre to Present O'KEEFFE! in The Studio Theatre, 4/25-5/17
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

    WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced its presentation of O'KEEFFE!, April 25 - May 17, 2015 in the Studio Theatre. (more...)

    Sexual Comedy THE OPEN COUPLE for Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre from 10 NovemberSexual Comedy THE OPEN COUPLE for Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre from 10 November
    by - Nov 3, 2014

    Dario Fo and Franca Rame's 1983 comedy THE OPEN COUPLE opens at Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this November following its excellently received run at Nicholas Ellenbogen's intimate Rosebank Theatre in May as a double-bill alongside DIE BUFFEL, an Afrikaans adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE BEAR. (more...)

    Bedlam Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL and SENSE & SENSIBILITY Begin Performances TonightBedlam Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL and SENSE & SENSIBILITY Begin Performances Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

    Previews begin tonight, Friday, October 31, for Bedlam Theatre company's productions of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull adapted by Anya Reiss and Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility adapted by Kate Hamill. The repertory pair will play as part of the inaugural season at the Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC) through December 22. The Seagull will officially opening on November 9th and Sense and Sensibility on November 10th. Tickets can be purchased by calling Ovation Tix at (866) 811-4111 and online at www.theatrebedlam.org. (more...)

    Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Real or Not Real? Meet the Full Cast of THE REAL THING, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
    by Meet the Cast - Oct 30, 2014

    Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play, The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry' and Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie' in their Broadway debuts; Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max.' The Real Thing officially opens tonight, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

    Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces New Board MembersPalm Beach Dramaworks Announces New Board Members
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

    Palm Beach Dramaworks is pleased to announce that Mark Perlberg and Lee Wolf have been elected to its Board of Directors. In addition, former Board members Shari Santell and Donald Silpe are now on the Honorary Board. (more...)

    Graduate Ensemble Opens Season with Anton Chekhov's THE THREE SISTERS, 11/12-22Graduate Ensemble Opens Season with Anton Chekhov's THE THREE SISTERS, 11/12-22
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

    The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA (CWRU/CPH MFA) Acting Program will present The Three Sisters in the Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre ("The Helen") at PlayhouseSquare for 10 performances only, November 12-22, 2014. Written by Anton Chekhov and directed by CWRU/CPH MFA Program Director Ron Wilson, this landmark piece of theatre opens the second season for the MFA Class of 2016. (more...)

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Confirms 2015 Season - PETER PAN, THE SEAGULL and More!
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has confirmed that J.M. Barrie's original stage play of Peter Pan will open its 2015 season (15 May - 14 June 2015). This will be followed by The Seagull (19 June - 11 July) and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(16 July - 29 August). Following sell-out performances in 2011, Timothy Sheader's production of William Golding's Lord of the Flies will then return to the Open Air Theatre (3 - 12 September) to conclude the 2015 season, prior to a major UK tour. (more...)

    The Ringwald to Stage STUPID F**KING BIRD, 11/14-12/8The Ringwald to Stage STUPID F**KING BIRD, 11/14-12/8
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

    Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, a "sort of" adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, makes its Michigan premiere beginning November 14 at Ferndale's The Ringwald Theatre. After previous productions played in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Los Angeles to great acclaim, The Ringwald is honored to bring the play to Detroit. (more...)

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