Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)

Cast: 5f 9m plus extras

Staging: Two interior locations, and one exterior

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

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848428607Publication Date:
11 Apr 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788501729Publication Date:
11 Apr 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Almeida Theatre, London, 2019

Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)

By Anton Chekhov Adapted by Cordelia Lynn

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In a room in a house in a provincial town, three sisters wait for their lives to begin. Olga, the eldest. Masha, the middle child. Irina, the youngest.

The clock strikes. A candle is lit. The clock stops. Something catches fire. The clock strikes. They wake up.

Cordelia Lynn's version of Chekhov's Three Sisters, from a literal translation by Helen Rappaport, was first performed at the Almeida Theatre, London, in April 2019, in a production directed by Rebecca Frecknall.

‘Do you ever wonder what would happen if we could live our lives all over again but be fully conscious of it the second time?

I bet we’d try to do everything differently, or at least would know to create a different world for ourselves.’

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'Deftly captures the sense of longing for a new life... brilliantly captures the sense of boredom and discontent felt by the three sisters and others who orbit their home'

Culture Whisper

'Cordelia Lynn's adaptation makes Chekhov's characters feel like contemporary young women, vibrating with frustration at being stuck in unsatisfying jobs and lumbered with unsatisfying men... her update also delivers moments of capsizing sadness... quietly devastating'

The Stage

Cast: 5f 9m plus extras

Staging:Two interior locations, and one exterior

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

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848428607Publication Date:
11 Apr 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788501729Publication Date:
11 Apr 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Cordelia Lynn:

Hedda Tesman
One For Sorrow
Lela & Co.

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