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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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    Introducing THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDARIntroducing THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR
    by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2015

    Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening around us that it's difficult to keep track of it all. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, which is a comprehensive listing of theatrical openings,that will be updated each week, for the 2015/16 season. (more...)

    CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Happening This Week?CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Happening This Week?
    by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2015

    Disney's Newsies will claim Nashville as their own hometown with a weeklong run at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center beginning Tuesday, Osborne and Eppler's Southern Fried Nuptials takes the stage in Woodbury, and local favorite Geoff Davin unveils his latest theatrical creation - Adamenses Huckster…and there's plenty of theater continuing this week to keep you occupied all week long! (more...)

    CRITICS' CHOICE: Memorial Weekend's Best BetsCRITICS' CHOICE: Memorial Weekend's Best Bets
    by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2015

    It's the official kick-off to summer, what with the Memorial Day Weekend upon us already - seriously, where did the time go? - and while we're certain your calendar is filled with cookouts, fireworks (we don't save all the sparklers for July 4th do we?) and swimming (if it warms up enough here in frosty Tennessee, where it's in the 50s as I type). But being the theatrical fanatic that we (using either the editorial "we" or the royal "we"…just take your pick) are, we would like to humbly suggest you make your way to the theater in the next few days to get some artistic inspiration. (more...)

    THE FRIDAY FIVE: THE NINA VARIATIONS' Jaclynn Jutting & Justin HandTHE FRIDAY FIVE: THE NINA VARIATIONS' Jaclynn Jutting & Justin Hand
    by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2015

    Inspired by BroadwayWorld.com's Friday Six, welcome to BroadwayWorld Nashville's latest installment of The Friday Five: five questions designed to help you learn more about the talented people you'll find onstage throughout the Volunteer state. Today, our spotlight focuses on Justin Hand, who plays Treplev, and director Jaclynn Jutting from Verge Theatre's production of Steven Dietz's The Nina Variations, opening tonight at Belmont's Black Box Theatre. (more...)

    Acclaimed Russian Director Aleksey Burago to Present MY UNCLE CHEKHOV, 7/14-31Acclaimed Russian Director Aleksey Burago to Present MY UNCLE CHEKHOV, 7/14-31
    by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

    This summer, acclaimed Russian director Aleksey Burago returns with My Uncle Chekhov, a heart-warming, larger-than-life comedy celebrating the short stories of Anton Chekhov. (more...)

    Mamai Theatre to Stage Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, Opening 6/4Mamai Theatre to Stage Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, Opening 6/4
    by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

    Mamai Theatre Company opens its third season with new private and public funding grants, two new venues, and a production of Anton Chekhov's beloved classic, THREE SISTERS, directed by Co-Producing Artistic Director, Bernadette Clemens. (more...)

    THE DAISY THEATRE and More Set for Baryshnikov Arts Center's 10th Anniversary SeasonTHE DAISY THEATRE and More Set for Baryshnikov Arts Center's 10th Anniversary Season
    by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

    2015 marks Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC)'s first decade of providing a creative home for performing artists to develop and showcase work in New York City, where artistic director Mikhail Baryshnikov's vision for a performing arts center has become a thriving reality. (more...)

    CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Coming Up This Week?CRITICS' CHOICE: What's Coming Up This Week?
    by Jeffrey Ellis - May 19, 2015

    It's been a busy spring in Tennessee and as we head into summer, you can rest assured that things are only going to get busier - and more interesting. Our advice? Hydrate yourself (drink plenty of water before heading out), dress comfortably (but tasteful) and head out for a night at the theater. You'll be inspired, entertained and possibly even transported to some far-away world of wonder and imagination.  (more...)

    LIFE IS A DREAM, RISK IS THIS... Festival and More Set for Cutting Ball Theater's 2015-16 SeasonLIFE IS A DREAM, RISK IS THIS... Festival and More Set for Cutting Ball Theater's 2015-16 Season
    by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

    San Francisco's cutting-edge Cutting Ball Theater proudly announces the lineup for its 17th season. (more...)

    Stray Cat Theatre Unleashes 2015-16 Season Including HEATHERS & AMERICAN IDIOTStray Cat Theatre Unleashes 2015-16 Season Including HEATHERS & AMERICAN IDIOT
    by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

    Featuring two smash hit musicals - GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT and HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, our season will also include two hot and exciting contemporary plays: Aaron Posner's bold new riff on Chekhov's THE SEAGULL entitled STUPID FUCKING BIRD - and a kind of co-production with Arizona Theatre Company - Laura Eason's steamy SEX WITH STRANGERS. (more...)

    Michael Mayer Will Direct Big Screen Adaptation of THE SEAGULL; Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Set to StarMichael Mayer Will Direct Big Screen Adaptation of THE SEAGULL; Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Set to Star
    by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

    According to Variety, Tony-winning director Michael Mayer is set to helm a big screen version of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which has been adapted by playwright Stephen Karam. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERSPhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS
    by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

    The Hypocrites conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing now through June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

    Open Air Theatre's THE SEAGULL Announces Full CastOpen Air Theatre's THE SEAGULL Announces Full Cast
    by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has announced full casting for Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which begins rehearsals today, Monday 11 May. Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have commissioned a new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov's original play. The Seagull will run at the iconic theatre from 19 June - 11 July. (more...)

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces Cast of THE SEAGULLRegent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces Cast of THE SEAGULL
    by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

    Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has announced full casting for Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which begins rehearsals today, Monday 11 May. Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have commissioned a new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov's original play. The Seagull will run at the iconic theatre from 19 June - 11 July. (more...)

    Berkshire Theatre Group to Present MASHA'S SEAGULL, 5/22-24Berkshire Theatre Group to Present MASHA'S SEAGULL, 5/22-24
    by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

    Berkshire Theatre Group presents Masha's Seagull at the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Masha's Seagull runs from Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24. Opening night is Saturday, May 23 at 7pm.  (more...)

    Mamai Theatre Company to Open Third Season with THREE SISTERSMamai Theatre Company to Open Third Season with THREE SISTERS
    by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

    Mamai Theatre Company opens its third season with new private and public funding grants, two new venues, and a production of Anton Chekhov's beloved classic, THREE SISTERS, directed by Co-Producing Artistic Director, Bernadette Clemens. (more...)

    Wilbury Group Announces Auditions for 2016/16 SeasonWilbury Group Announces Auditions for 2016/16 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2015

    The Wilbury Theatre Group will hold auditions for its 2015-16 season on Saturday, May 30 from 10:00am-5:00pm, and on Sunday May 31 from 12:00pm-5:00pm. Audition slots are limited and are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Auditions will be held at the The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI. (more...)

    Tonya Pinkins, F. Murray Abraham, John Doyle & More Will Head Off-Broadway for Classic Stage Company's 2015-16 SeasonTonya Pinkins, F. Murray Abraham, John Doyle & More Will Head Off-Broadway for Classic Stage Company's 2015-16 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

    Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Managing Director Jeff Griffin, today announced plans for its 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

    THE OLDEST BOY, GEM OF THE OCEAN, SWIMMER and More SEt for MTC's 2015-16 SeasonTHE OLDEST BOY, GEM OF THE OCEAN, SWIMMER and More SEt for MTC's 2015-16 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

    Today, Marin Theatre Company's artistic director Jasson Minadakis and managing director Michael Barker announced the 49-year-old professional nonprofit theater's 2015-16 season. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS at The Den TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at The Hypocrites' THREE SISTERS at The Den Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

    The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are available at www.the-hypocrites.com. The press performance is Wednesday, April 22 at 8 pm. (more...)

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