Three Sisters
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781559365055Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99
First Staged:
Artists Repertory Theater, Oregon, 2009; Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago, 2012

Three Sisters

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Tracy Letts

Paperback £14.99

The Prozorov sisters pine for Moscow. Culture and life reside in the city centre, while they live among the mundane of a crumbling army garrison after their father's death. Though living with their brother Andrey, nothing keeps them back but their own misfortune, decisions, and the inertia of negativity that continues to follow this family.

An energetic and vitalizing adaptation by playwright Tracy Letts of one of Anton Chekhov's most beloved plays, envisioning the revered classic through a fresh lens that revives the passionate characters and redoubles the tragic effect of their stunted dreams.

Press Quotes

'Zestier and more colloquial than most translations... Letts' main achievement here is to make Chekhov more emotional, accessible and active.'

Chicago Tribune

'A no-nonsense script that blends compassion with tough love… Repeatedly Letts delivers heartbreak on cue… I've seen over a dozen Three Sisters, but never has the final scene... registered so hard. It's the cumulative effect of... searing truth-telling--from Letts, who knows family dysfunction as only the author of August: Osage County can, and Chekhov, the good doctor who diagnoses all our weaknesses that are so strong'

Chicago Theater Beat

'Letts’s accessible adaptation puts Chekhov’s human longings at the forefront. Letts’s script shows a tremendous empathy for Olga, Masha, Irina and the men in their lives.'

Time Out Chicago
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781559365055Publication Date:
27 Jul 2017
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Tracy Letts:

August: Osage County
Superior Donuts
Killer Joe
Killer Joe (US edition)
Mary Page Marlowe

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