Anna Karenina (stage version)

Cast: 4f 4m, doubling

Staging: Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421974Publication Date:
21 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780013541Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)
First Staged:
Shared Experience tour, 1992

Anna Karenina (stage version)

By Leo Tolstoy Adapted by Helen Edmundson

Paperback £10.99£8.79

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  • Time Out Award for Outstanding Theatrical Event - 1992

Helen Edmundson's celebrated and ‘exemplary' (The Times) adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's enduring classic is a vibrant and deeply moving meditation on the nature of love.

Anna is beautiful and admired but empty – until a chance meeting throws her into emotional turmoil and a scandalous affair. Contrasting with this tale of destructive love is the story of Levin, an idealistic man striving to find meaning in life – and a self-portrait of Tolstoy himself.

Helen Edmundson's stage adaptation of Anna Karenina was first performed by Shared Experience at the Theatre Royal, Winchester, in January 1992 at the start of a nationwide tour. The production went on to win the Time Out Award for Outstanding Theatrical Event of 1992.

This edition of the play was published alongside a revival at the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2011.

Press Quotes

'Theatre this engrossing is rare'

Time Out

'The aim is not to report the novel but to recreate it as a piece of theatre... a dramatisation which is symbolically accurate as well as theatrically compelling'

Guardian

Cast: 4f 4m, doubling

Staging:Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781848421974Publication Date:
21 Mar 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 104 pages ISBN: 9781780013541Publication Date:
7 Apr 2016
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)

Also by Leo Tolstoy:

War and Peace (stage version)

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Also by Helen Edmundson:

Mary Shelley
Mother Teresa is Dead
Queen Anne
Thérèse Raquin (stage version)
The Clearing
War and Peace (stage version)
Swallows and Amazons (stage version)
Coram Boy (stage version)
Gone to Earth (stage version)
Orestes
Life is a Dream
The Heresy of Love
The Mill on the Floss (stage version)

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