Chekhov International Theatre Festival
Formed in Moscow by award-winning British director Declan Donnellan of Cheek by Jowl under the auspices of the Chekhov International Theatre Festival, this company of Russian actors performs critically acclaimed versions of two classics of theater (See also Twelfth Night).
Three sisters encounter love, lust, and compromise under the roof of their provincial homestead in Chekhov's classic play. In the playwright's characteristic style, he attempts to draw dramatic meaning from life's nuances. "A thrilling rediscovery of a great and familiar play" (The Sunday Times, London). Performed in Russian with English surtitles.
Performance Timing: 3 hours, including one intermission.
Andrey: Alexey Dadonov
Olga: Evgenia Dmitrieva
Vershinin: Alexander Feklistov
Masha: Anna Khalilulina
Irina: Nelli Uvarova
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.
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