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Ivanov (Hare) - Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

Ivanov (Hare)

Anton Chekhov, David Hare

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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy

6m, 5f

ISBN: 9780413710505

Adapted by David Hare
"Punchy text [with] ... many very funny moments and a few extraordinarily moving ones." - N.Y. Times

"Hare's adaptation is strong in the fresh fluency of the dialogue. It's good to have a real playwright at the helm of a translation…

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$17.95
: Trade Paperback

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Full Length Play

Dramatic Comedy

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Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Kevin Kline starred at New York's Lincoln Center as the disillusioned Russian estate owner in this distinctive adaptation of Chekhov's first full length play.
"Punchy text [with] ... many very funny moments and a few extraordinarily moving ones." - N.Y. Times

"Hare's adaptation is strong in the fresh fluency of the dialogue. It's good to have a real playwright at the helm of a translation, and one who pulls no punches in its delineation of Russian anti Semitism and in the characterizations." - N.Y. Post.

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6m, 5f

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Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (29 January 1860– 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, ... view full profile

David Hare

David Hare

David Hare has been called "one of the great post-war British playwrights". Along with co-founding Portable Theatre Company and Joint Stock Theatre Group, he served as Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre in London and Resident Dramatist at the Nottingham Playhouse. His first play, Slag, was performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club in 1970. Subsequent works include Knuckle, Fanshen, ... view full profile

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