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Three sisters

In a remote Russian town, Olga, Masha and Irina yearn for the adrenaline rush of life in Moscow - but their plans go nowhere. Disaster, deception, meaningless self-sacrifice - in Chekhov's heartbreaking masterpiece, each new twist of fate sees the sisters' control over their destiny slip away. In a new version of a well known Chekhov play, by this visionary young director Benedict Andrews, lauded in Berlin and Sydney (including for The Wars of the Roses with Cate Blanchett), returns to the Young Vic after his triumphant The Return of Ulysses in 2011. Renowned German designer J.

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  • "Three sisters : a play by Anton Chekhov ; adapted by David Mamet badsed upon a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik"

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  • "In a remote Russian town, Olga, Masha and Irina yearn for the adrenaline rush of life in Moscow - but their plans go nowhere. Disaster, deception, meaningless self-sacrifice - in Chekhov's heartbreaking masterpiece, each new twist of fate sees the sisters' control over their destiny slip away. In a new version of a well known Chekhov play, by this visionary young director Benedict Andrews, lauded in Berlin and Sydney (including for The Wars of the Roses with Cate Blanchett), returns to the Young Vic after his triumphant The Return of Ulysses in 2011. Renowned German designer J."@en
  • "In this, his third adaptation of a Chekhov play, Pulitzer Prize- winning author David Mamet offers a contemporary, highly accessible version of Chekhov' s The Three Sisters. Working from a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik, Mamet has rediscovered the characteristically modern chords in this powerful play and breathes new life into a timeless classic. This is Chekhov rendered in direct, colloquial language marked by Mamet' s finely tuned ear for dialogue."
  • "In this, his third adaptation of a Chekhov play, Pulitzer Prize- winning author David Mamet offers a contemporary, highly accessible version of Chekhov' s The Three Sisters. Working from a literal translation by Vlada Chernomordik, Mamet has rediscovered the characteristically modern chords in this powerful play and breathes new life into a timeless classic. This is Chekhov rendered in direct, colloquial language marked by Mamet' s finely tuned ear for dialogue."@en
  • "Jarrell's translation clearly exhibits the sensitivity and poignancy of Chekhov's play which traces the intricate relationships between the sisters and the supporting characters."
  • "ANTA Theatre, The American National Theatre and Academy, Alfred De Liagre, Jr., executive producer, Jean Dalrymple, executive director, presents ACT American Conservatory Theatre, William Ball, general director ... "Three Sisters," by Anton Chekhov, directed by William Ball, associate director Eugene Barcone, costumes designed by Ann Roth, scenery designed by Paul Staheli, lighting designed by John McLain, dances choreographed by Ed Mock, assistant to Mr. Ball Kenneth Julian."@en
  • "Literature Online includes the KnowledgeNotes student guides, a unique collection of critical introductions to major literary works. These high-quality, peer-reviewed academic resources are tailored to the needs of literature students and serve as a complement to the guidance provided by lecturers and seminar teachers."
  • "First published in her Chekhov: Four Plays and Three Jokes, Sharon Marie Carnicke's eye-opening translation of Three Sisters appears in this edition with a new Introduction that expands upon her discussion in Four Plays & Three Jokes of Chekov's innovative dramaturgy--especially as seen in this subtle ""melodrama turned inside out."""@en
  • "This refreshingly clear and colloquial adaptation was the basis for the Wooster Group's acclaimed production Brace Up!"@en
  • "The play focuses on the lives of three sisters, Olga, Masha, and Irina, young women of the Russian gentry who try to fill their days in order to construct a life that feels meaningful while surrounded by an array of military men, servants, husbands, suitors, and lovers, all of whom constitute a distractions from the passage of time and from the sisters' desire to return to their beloved Moscow."
  • "The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and the complete text, uncluttered with footnotes. The translations, by leading experts in the field, are accurate and above all actable. The editions of English-language plays include a glossary of unusual words and phrases to aid understanding."@en
  • "'You won't be here. Not in thirty years. You'll have had a stroke, or I'll have shot you. It'll be one or the other.' Three sisters. Three thousand miles from home. Overworked Olga, wild Masha and idealistic Irina dream of returning. Living in a world of deceit, desire and hard drinking it's difficult but is there something else holding them back? Reinterpreted for the 21st century by Anya Reiss, this is a searing new version of Chekhov's masterpiece. Press for The Seagull: 'Fresh, colloquial, sexy and downright perceptive' The Telegraph 'in a year of remarkabl."@en
  • ""Somewhere in the backwoods of Russia, the three Prozorov sisters--Olga, Masha and Irina--live in the large, beautiful house their father has left them. Raised to be bastions of refinement and taste, but stranded amongst smalltown folk with no ambition, they cling desperately to memories of the bright, thriving Moscow they left as children. Unable to bear the ordinariness of their lives, tempers flare and all manner of appetites go unchecked, eliciting wild and dangerous responses from those around them and turning the proper Prozorov home into a place where anything can happen. Curt Columbus' THREE SISTERS is Anton Chekhov's rich tapestry of heartbreak and bad behavior."--Provided by publisher."@en

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