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

Uncle Vanya

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:

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

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Also by Annie Baker:

The Vermont Plays
John
The Antipodes
Circle Mirror Transformation
The Flick

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