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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
TCG Publishes New Translations of Russian Dramatist Mikhail BulgakovTCG Publishes New Translations of Russian Dramatist Mikhail Bulgakov
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the two-play volume Moliere, or The Cabal of Hypocrites and Don Quixote by audacious Russian political writer Mikhail Bulgakov. (more...)

Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 SeasonSweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multidisciplinary events around a shared theme. A month-by-month listing of featured events follows. (more...)

Photo Coverage: UK Premiere of TOBACCO at the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe FestivalPhoto Coverage: UK Premiere of TOBACCO at the Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

The United Kingdom premiere of Sylvaine Strike's TOBACCO forms part of the Baxter Theatre Centre's impressive showcase of six award-winning and cutting-edge productions at the 2017 Edinburgh Assembly Fringe Festival in Scotland this August. (more...)

Rebel and Misfits Productions Announces UNCLE VANYA: VALIANTLY ACCEPTING NEXT YEAR'S AGONYRebel and Misfits Productions Announces UNCLE VANYA: VALIANTLY ACCEPTING NEXT YEAR'S AGONY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

REBEL AND MISFITS PRODUCTIONS is thrilled to announce 'Uncle Vanya: Valiantly Accepting Next Year's Agony,' the second piece in its' series called The Immersive Theatre Project. This production, directed by Kelly Hummert, Artistic Director of the company, will feature a two-hour interpretation of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya.' The event will run for two weeks, Thursday through Monday, from August 24 through September 3 at a private residence at 110 Dielman Road in Ladue. (more...)

Brave New World presents Immersive THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 8/31-9/24Brave New World presents Immersive THE CHERRY ORCHARD, 8/31-9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Brave New World Repertory Theatre (BNW) presents The Plantation, the bold new adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard set in 1870 Virginia after the emancipation of the slaves but before the onset of Jim Crow. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric HammersmithFull Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

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

Dozens of Chinese Acts to Perform at Edinburgh FringeDozens of Chinese Acts to Perform at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

While the world's attention is on Edinburgh, more than a dozen Chinese acts will take part in the globally renowned fringe festival. (more...)

Casting Announced for OF KITH AND KIN, DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, and UNCLE VANYA at Theatr ClwydCasting Announced for OF KITH AND KIN, DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, and UNCLE VANYA at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announced casting for three productions in his inaugural season - Of Kith and Kin, Desire Under the Elms and Uncle Vanya. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Peter Gill's New Adaptation of UNCLE VANYA at Theatr ClwydFull Cast Announced For Peter Gill's New Adaptation of UNCLE VANYA at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces the full cast for her production of Uncle Vanya, in a first-time co-production with Sheffield Theatres. (more...)

Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center AtriumWax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Announces OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERTAurora Theatre Company Announces OLGA: A FAREWELL CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Berkeley's Aurora Theatre Company announces a special limited engagement,OLGA: a farewell concert, a devised piece created by Beth Wilmurt (The Letters, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale,Jack Goes Boating, Bosoms and Neglect, and Salome.) and Her Band, commissioned by Aurora as part of the company'sOriginate + Generate (O+G) new works initiative to promote the creation of forward-looking theater. (more...)

Open Book Theatre Season Directed By All WomenOpen Book Theatre Season Directed By All Women
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

???????Open Book Theatre Company is helmed by Grosse Ile resident Krista Schafer Ewbank.  "I've always been aware of the lack of roles, both onstage and off, for women.  There are far more women at auditions and vying for jobs, but theatre is often still a man's world."  According to a recent study by Wellesly Centers for Women less than 27% of theatres have women in the artistic director role.   A 2015 study by the Dramatists Guild found that 78% of plays produced were written by men.  "I always look for plays that feature strong roles for women. It's harder than you might think with so many plays being written by men. I think we've found a really good balance." (more...)

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage SeasonClassical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Belarus Free Theatre Featuring Pussy Riot, Charles Ludlam Festival and More Slated for La MaMa's 56th SeasonBelarus Free Theatre Featuring Pussy Riot, Charles Ludlam Festival and More Slated for La MaMa's 56th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Over 50 productions of local and international artists will visit the stages of La MaMa during the 2017-2018 season. La MaMa's 56th season highlights artists of different generations, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, who question social mores and confront stereotypes, corruption, bigotry, racism, and xenophobia in their work. (more...)

Ensemble Announced for World Premiere of A MISFORTUNE at The Charlottetown FestivalEnsemble Announced for World Premiere of A MISFORTUNE at The Charlottetown Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Charlottetown Festival is in top gear this month, and producers are already preparing for the next round of productions, including the world premiere of A Misfortune, sponsored by Key Murray Law. (more...)

Michigan Shakespeare Festival Opens JULIUS CAESAR And World Premiere Translation of Chekhov's THE SEAGULLMichigan Shakespeare Festival Opens JULIUS CAESAR And World Premiere Translation of Chekhov's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, opened their final two productions of the 2017 Season.  Saturday night was the opening of Shakespeare's political tragedy JULIUS CAESAR starring MSF Artistic Associates Robert Kauzlaric as Brutus and Brandon St. Clair Saunders as Cassius and directed by Producing Artistic Director Janice L Blixt.  (more...)

BWW Review: Elements Theatre Collective Presents STUPID FUCKING BIRDBWW Review: Elements Theatre Collective Presents STUPID FUCKING BIRD
by Maggie Yates - Jul 14, 2017

'Stupid Fucking Bird,' which runs this weekend and next at various locations throughout Santa Barbara, offers a self-aware, fourth-wall-indifferent show with a wicked sense of humor. (more...)

Dreams Are Deferred in The Archway Theatre's THREE SISTERSDreams Are Deferred in The Archway Theatre's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Archway Theatre presents Anton Chekhov's comedy, 'Three Sisters,' as an intimate exploration into the lives of a Russian family in a garrison town, who slowly realize that their dreams for a better life have passed them by. (more...)

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Opens 2017 Michigan Shakespeare Festival SeasonTHE TAMING OF THE SHREW Opens 2017 Michigan Shakespeare Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, opened their 2017 MSF Season Saturday night with an hilarious and romantic performance of Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. (more...)

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces 2017-18 SeasonPoint Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse 2017-2018 season celebrates the diversity of the theatrical experience with professional and student productions, Pittsburgh premieres, Tony Award-winning musicals, edgy new works and fresh takes on classic stories. (more...)

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