Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781559364478Publication Date:
25 Sep 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)

By Anton Chekhov Adapted by Annie Baker

Paperback £14.99

Annie Baker, one of the most celebrated playwrights in the United States, lends her truthful observation and elegant command of the colloquial to Anton Chekhov's despairing masterpiece Uncle Vanya.

A critical hit in its sold-out Off-Broadway premiere, Baker's version is a refreshingly intimate and modern treatment of a Chekhovian classic.

Press Quotes

'Superior to any other Uncle Vanya I've read or seen... Baker practices astonishing verbal magic over and over again.'

Paris Review

'Strikingly intimate... Free of the stilted or formal locutions that clutter up some of the more antique-sounding translations... Ms. Baker has given the play a natural but distinctly contemporary American sound.'

Charles Isherwood - New York Times

'Devastatingly beautiful... People are going to be talking about this one for years.'

Village Voice

'More than a modern-dress treatment of a classic work, it's a fresh rethinking of the material from the perspective of a modern mind.'

Variety
Paperback, 120 pages ISBN: 9781559364478Publication Date:
25 Sep 2014
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

Go to author page...

Also by Annie Baker:

The Flick
Circle Mirror Transformation
The Vermont Plays
John
The Antipodes

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of...