Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), a physician by training, is now considered the most notable 20th-century Russian dramatist. His major plays, all staged by Stanislavsky at the Moscow Art Theatre, helped establish psychological realism in European theatre.

Paul Schmidt's clear, colloquial and accurate translation of the story of the Prozorov family's dream of returning fr...
Chekhov's compelling early play, set in a country weighed down by political, ideological and spiritual stagnation. In...
A striking version of Chekhov’s classic play, restoring the cuts demanded by the Russian censor in 1896.
Chekhov's early tragedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.
Chekhov's masterpiece of provincial claustrophobia, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.
Chekhov's classic tragicomedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.
Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of...
Nicholas Wright's version of Chekhov's masterpiece, in which four young people are left stranded in a provincial back...
A one-act comic play about a reclusive young widow whose life takes a surprisingly romantic turn.
A brilliantly funny one-act play about a hypochondriac attempting to propose to an argumentative young woman.
A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from thei...
A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.
A one-act play by Chekhov in a translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine.
A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.
Cordelia Lynn's version of Chekhov's play, about three sisters trapped in a provincial town, waiting for their lives...