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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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