If your sparkling wine comes only from Champagne, your Colombian coffee from Caldas, we have an "Uncle Vanya" for you. Hailing from St. Petersburg, Russia, the Maly Drama Theatre is coming to Navy Pier with a production of Anton Chekhov performed in Russian. The story — the retired professor Serebryakov and his young wife come home to their family estate, disrupting the lives of his daughter Sonya and her Uncle Vanya — plays out over three hours with projected English translations.

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  • Uncle Vanya | Feb 1-17 ⋆ ACT Theatre
    This partnership produced Chekhov’s The Seagull (2011), The Three Sisters (2013), and The Cherry Orchard (2015). Uncle Vanya, the second major play written by Chekhov, was first popular in the Russian provinces before premiering at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1898.
    05/18/2019 - 12:59 pm | View Website
    THE WOOD DEMON AND UNCLE VANYA. BY DONALD RAYFIELD. Until 1899, every time a play by Chekhov – Ivanov, The Wood Demon or The Seagull – opened in Moscow or St Petersburg, the reception by actors, audience and critics was so traumatic for the author that he immediately took a train to the other city. Uncle Vanya was the first major Chekhov drama which was received to the author’s satisfaction.
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  • Uncle Vanya
    Uncle Vanya (Russian: Дядя Ваня, romanized: Dyadya Vanya) is a play by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov.It was first published in 1898 and received its Moscow première in 1899 in a production by the Moscow Art Theatre, under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavski.. The play portrays the visit of an elderly professor and his glamorous, much younger second wife, Yelena, to the ...
    05/14/2019 - 2:55 am | View Website
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  • Uncle Vanya | Encyclopedia.com
    With Uncle Vanya and Chekhov’s three other dramatic masterpieces—The Sea Gull, The Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard—Chekhov demonstrated that a production could be riveting without conforming to traditional notions of drama.In Critical Essays on Anton Chekhov, Russian author Vladimir Nabokov (Lolita) noted that Chekhov’s plays are not overtly political or freighted with a social ...
    05/10/2019 - 7:56 pm | View Website
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