A Tragic Figure

Cast: 2m

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

Amateur rights performance fee: £45 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: £45 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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