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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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