An Evening with
Anton Chekhov

Translated and adapted by Michael Frayn

Production synopsis A highly entertaining evening of three comic shorts from the pen of Anton Chekhov, revelling in the broad comedy of human behaviour.

“Drama”  – A famous writer takes deadly, drastic action when driven to distraction by an ambitious playwright’s reading of her ghastly play.

“Swan Song”  – A melancholy ageing actor is perked up by memories of his past glories and decides that there is life in the old dog yet.

“The Proposal”  – A farce on the preposterous business of courtship and marriage.

28 May

04 Jun

7:45pm


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Running Time

Approximate running time 90 minutes. Please be aware that this production does not have an interval

Directed by

Lesley Robins

Accessibility

We have excellent accessibility, including a seat for a wheelchair user, a lift to the upper level and an induction loop. Please contact enquiries@gwt.org.uk should you have any questions or additional needs regarding the comfort of your visit.

Theatre Credit

This amateur production of extracts from The Sneeze is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd.

www.concordtheatricals.co.uk

An Evening with Anton Chekhov
“I don’t much care for theatre but I do enjoy Vaudeville”

Anton Chekhov

28 May

04 Jun

7:45pm


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Cast

Mike Higginson Pavel Vasilyevich
Alicia Clarke Murashkina
Richard Self Svetlovidov
Gill Grubb Nikita
Mike Higginson Chubokov
Holly India Shaw Natalya
Sam Jones Lomov

Crew

Lesley Robins Director

Rehearsal and Production Images

The Audience

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Private Peaceful

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Abigail’s Party

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The Glass Menagerie

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Howard Katz

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Lilies on the Land

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Lord of the Flies

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Sweeney Todd

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The Welkin

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Twelfth Night

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