Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Paperback, 262 pages ISBN: 9781559364041Publication Date:
15 May 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando

By Anton Chekhov and Virginia Woolf Adapted by Sarah Ruhl

Paperback £16.99

On Stage at:
Jermyn Street Theatre, London
From Wed 24 Jun 2020 to Sat 18 Jul 2020

Adaptations of two classic works through the unique lens of award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl.

Preserving Woolf's vital ideas and lyrical tone, Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's gender-bending, period-hopping novel brings to the stage the life of an Elizabethan nobleman who's magically transformed into an immortal woman.

In her fresh translation of Three Sisters, the Anton Chekhov classic of ennui and frustration, Ruhl employs her signature lyricism and elegant understanding of intimacy to reveal the discontent felt by fretful Olga, unhappy Masha, and idealistic Irina as they long to leave rural Russia for the ever-alluring Moscow.

Press Quotes

'Surges along with a sense of energy and excitement... vivacious, energetic and amusing'

The Arts Desk on 'Orlando'

'Captures both the intellectual spirit and the literary brilliance of Woolf's work... Ruhl writes with the imaginative sweep that allows Woolf's poetry to soar'

Variety on 'Orlando'

'Potent theatricality... glorious and giddy-making'

Telegraph on 'Orlando'
Paperback, 262 pages ISBN: 9781559364041Publication Date:
15 May 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Chekhov on Theatre
Swansong
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)
Three Sisters
Seagull
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
A Tragic Figure
The Seagull
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/McPherson)
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Ivanov
Chekhov: Shorts
The Proposal
The Wedding
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Chekhov: Four Plays
On the Evils of Tobacco
Three Sisters
The Bear

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Also by Sarah Ruhl:

For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday
Stage Kiss
Eurydice
The Clean House and other plays
In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play
Dead Man's Cell Phone
How to Transcend a Happy Marriage

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