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November 12, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
By Anton Chekhov, Adapted by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by J.Ed Araiza
Olga, Masha and Irina long to leave their sleepy, backward provincial town and get back into the glamorous city of Moscow. Contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl gives a fresh look at the classic drama about big dreams stuck in a small town.
Nov. 4-5, 8-12, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at 2 p.m.
“Luminous!…A crisp, breezy new English version by Sarah Ruhl. Its fierce beauty suffuses every moment and reaches for immortality.”
— San Francisco Chronicle
“Sarah Ruhl’s smart new translation…feels just right to contemporary American ears: Lean, colloquial and conversational for us, and true to Chekhov’s original.” — Cincinnati Enquirer
“Working with a crisp, breezy new English version by Sarah Ruhl (based on a literal translation)…Chekhov’s masterpiece [comes] to life as if it were taking place today. And 110 years ago.” — SFGate