Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)

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 (Chekhov/Lynn)

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:

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

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Also by Cordelia Lynn:

One For Sorrow
Hedda Tesman
Lela & Co.

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