On the Evils of Tobacco

Cast: 1m

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

Amateur rights performance fee: £30 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
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: £30 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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