Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Paperback, 262 pages ISBN: 9781559364041Publication Date:
15 May 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando

By Anton Chekhov and Virginia Woolf Adapted by Sarah Ruhl

Paperback £16.99

Adaptations of two classic works through the unique lens of award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl.

Preserving Woolf's vital ideas and lyrical tone, Ruhl's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's gender-bending, period-hopping novel brings to the stage the life of an Elizabethan nobleman who's magically transformed into an immortal woman.

In her fresh translation of Three Sisters, the Anton Chekhov classic of ennui and frustration, Ruhl employs her signature lyricism and elegant understanding of intimacy to reveal the discontent felt by fretful Olga, unhappy Masha, and idealistic Irina as they long to leave rural Russia for the ever-alluring Moscow.

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'Surges along with a sense of energy and excitement... vivacious, energetic and amusing'

The Arts Desk on 'Orlando'

'Captures both the intellectual spirit and the literary brilliance of Woolf's work... Ruhl writes with the imaginative sweep that allows Woolf's poetry to soar'

Variety on 'Orlando'

'Potent theatricality... glorious and giddy-making'

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Paperback, 262 pages ISBN: 9781559364041Publication Date:
15 May 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£16.99

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Sarah Ruhl:

Dead Man's Cell Phone
For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday
Stage Kiss
In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play
How to Transcend a Happy Marriage
The Clean House and other plays
Eurydice

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