A Tragic Figure

Cast: 2m

Staging: Single interior (a study in a St Petersburg apartment)

Amateur rights performance fee: £30 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
First Staged:
Original version: 1889

A Tragic Figure

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Anton Chekhov's one-act play A Tragic Figure (From Country Life) is a comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

This English translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine is published in the collection Chekhov: Shorts.

'That's what this country life does to you... They think it's funny, but I mean, I'm alive, I've got a life, and I want to live too! This isn't some sort of farce, it's a tragedy!'

Cast: 2m

Staging:Single interior (a study in a St Petersburg apartment)

Amateur rights performance fee: £30 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

On the Evils of Tobacco
Swansong
The Wedding
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
Three Sisters
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Ivanov
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)
The Bear
The Cherry Orchard
The Proposal
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters
Seagull
Chekhov: Shorts
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)
Chekhov: Four Plays
Chekhov on Theatre
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
The Seagull
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov / McPherson)
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
The Cherry Orchard

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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