THE THREE SISTERS BY ANTON CHEKHOV
Translated by Mike Alfreds
Director Mike Alfreds
Set and Costume Designer Max Dorey
Performed by MA Acting Contemporary students
Chekhov’s tragi-comedy The Three Sisters, is set at the turn of the last century in an unspecified provincial town, possibly Perm in the Urals, some thousand miles east of Moscow.
Over a period of about four years the play deals with the complicated relationships between a household and some soldiers from an artillery brigade based in the town.
In the characters’ search for a purpose in life and a place to belong, they are constantly buffeted by the changing circumstances of their existence.
Chekhov was also a doctor and he applies his blend of sharp-eyed irony and compassion to their delusions and sufferings as they eat and drink, fall in love, quarrel, try to work, get into debt and move from room to room...
Wednesday 18 - Saturday 21 April, 7.00pm
Thursday 19 and Saturday 21 April, 2.00pm
All performances take place in the Embassy Theatre
NB: Tickets are non-refundable. Please check in with the box office 15 minutes prior to the start of the show where you will receive an entrance token.
Proof of eligibility is required for all concessionary rate tickets.
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is fully wheelchair accessible, please speak with our box office team on 02077228183 if you have any further enquiries.
18 Apr 2018 - 7:00pm to 21 Apr 2018 - 7:00pm