On the Evils of Tobacco

Cast: 1m

Staging: Minimal (the stage of a small-town social club)

Amateur rights performance fee: £45 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts
First Staged:
Written: 1886

On the Evils of Tobacco

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Anton Chekhov's short play On the Evils of Tobacco is a bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

This translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine is published in the collection Chekhov: Shorts.

'Here I am giving a lecture, I look happy enough, but what I'd really like to do is shriek at the top of my lungs, or take flight to the back of beyond somewhere.'

Cast: 1m

Staging:Minimal (the stage of a small-town social club)

Amateur rights performance fee: £45 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Uncle Vanya
A Tragic Figure
Chekhov: Four Plays
Three Sisters
Uncle Vanya
The Cherry Orchard
Seagull
Ivanov
Uncle Vanya
Three Sisters
Chekhov on Theatre
The Seagull
The Cherry Orchard
Swansong
Chekhov: Shorts
The Seagull
Three Sisters
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
The Proposal
The Bear
The Wedding
Three Sisters
Three Sisters
Ivanov
Three Sisters
The Cherry Orchard

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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