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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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