Anton Chekhov

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What’s in a Name? Chekhov, Obviously

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Fans of Anton Chekhov will likely recognize three of the four title names in Christopher Durang's new comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which stars Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce.



Don't Keep Calm, But Carry On: Uncle Vanya at the Lincoln Center Festival

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

There are many definitions of comedy, and one is when circumstances are ripe for tragedy, but it fails to materialize. Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov’s tale of disappointed love and disappointed lives on a declining country estate, currently playing Lincoln Center Festival, is a comedy.