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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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