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

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.

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'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:

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

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Also by Sarah Ruhl:

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

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