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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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