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)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
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 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)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Chekhov: Shorts
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)
The Cherry Orchard
Swansong
The Seagull
Three Sisters
The Bear
Ivanov
Uncle Vanya
On the Evils of Tobacco
Three Sisters (National Theatre version)
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Chekhov on Theatre
Uncle Vanya
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Seagull
The Wedding
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
The Proposal
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov: Four Plays

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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