Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854598127Publication Date:
5 May 2004
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
English version: Tron Theatre, Glasgow, 1989

Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday

By Ludmila Petrushevskaya Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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Two linked Soviet-era plays from the Russian playwright dubbed the 'female Chekhov'.

Cinzano and Smirnova's Birthday depict the grim reality of domestic life in Soviet Russia. In Cinzano, three young men drink themselves into a stupor to escape their drab lives and family responsibilities. In its companion piece, Smirnova's Birthday, the men's girlfriends meet up at a birthday celebration.

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854598127Publication Date:
5 May 2004
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Children of the Sun
The Game Of Love And Chance
Three Sisters
Ghosts
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Servant of Two Masters
John Gabriel Borkman
On the Evils of Tobacco
The Wedding
An Enemy of the People
The Bear
The Seagull
The Misanthrope
The Government Inspector
Chekhov on Theatre
The Cherry Orchard
Six Characters in Search of an Author
The Dance of Death
Chekhov: Shorts
Swansong
The Marriage of Figaro
The Wild Duck
Ibsen: Three Plays
Ivanov
The Proposal
Summerfolk
A Tragic Figure
Uncle Vanya

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