Photo Flash: The Hunter Theater Project Celebrates Opening Night of UNCLE VANYA
The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (Hunter College President, Jennifer J. Raab) will officially open the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, on Sunday, September 16 at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, this production marks the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky have had a work premiere in New York City, following its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego earlier this year. UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and runs through Sunday, October 14.
The complete cast of UNCLE VANYA features Celeste Arias (Eléna), Alice Cannon (Márya), Jon DeVries (Alexánder), Kate Kearney-Patch (Marína), Jesse Pennington (Mikhaíl), Jay O. Sanders (Vanya), and Yvonne Woods (Sonya).
Student tickets are available now for $15 with a valid student ID and single tickets are available for $37. Tickets can be accessed online at huntertheaterproject.org and at the Hunter College Box Office at the Kaye Theater. The performance schedule is Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:00 p.m., and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Hunter Theater Project is a new theater venture connecting professional theater productions with Hunter College's students and faculty. Under the leadership of Gregory Mosher, Chair of the Hunter Theatre Department, the Hunter Theater Project supports Hunter's teaching, learning, and research mission by giving dramatic expression to subjects across the curriculum, as well as providing a new opportunity to New Yorkers to access professional, affordable theatrical productions.
Photo Credit: Matthew Capowski
Colin Callendar and Elizabeth Gaine
The company of Uncle Vanya, director and co-translator Richard Nelson, Susie Sainsbury, Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and Gregory Mosher
Hunter College Theater Department Chair Gregory Mosher, director and co-translator of Uncle Vanya Richard Nelson, Susie Sainsbury, and Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab
Alden Ehrenreich, star of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Hunter College President Jennifer R. Raab, Jay O. Sanders, and Gregory Mosher
Director and co-translator of Uncle Vanya Richard Nelson and Susie Sainsbury