Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854598127Publication Date:
5 May 2004
Size: 195mm x 130mm£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: 195mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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