The Fourth Sister

by  Janusz Glowacki, Eva Nagorski

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  9m, 4f

"Irresistible go for broke absurdity [with] ... sustained satire [that] recalls the dizzy excesses of Gogol."- The New York Times
"Audacious, a black comedy set in money grubbing modern Moscow.... The play feels Brechtian [with] …

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    9m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce

Additional Info

From Eastern Europe's leading contemporary playwright, the author of Hunting Cockroaches, here is a bold tragicomic farce - an unflinchingly funny and daring epic with a sly wink toward Chekhov. Three sisters in modern Moscow hunger for love and happiness amidst the uncertainty of a new world order. When an American filmmaker comes to town, they seize the chance to change their fates and maybe get to Hollywood ... or is it Brighton Beach?

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Reviews

"Irresistible go for broke absurdity [with] ... sustained satire [that] recalls the dizzy excesses of Gogol.- The New York Times

"Audacious, a black comedy set in money grubbing modern Moscow.... The play feels Brechtian [with] more humor."- The New Yorker

"Powerfully impressive.... Has the tensile strength of the original Chekhovian weave."- Village Voice

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License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Casting

9m, 4f

WIERA

TANIA

KATIA

GENERAL

BABUSHKA

STIOPA

YURI ALEKSIEJEVICZ

MISZA

IVAN PAVLOVICZ PIETROV

JOHN FREEMAN

KOSTIA

LONIA

POLICEMAN

AFGHAN VET

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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Authors

Janusz Glowacki

Janusz Glowacki

Eva Nagorski

Eva Nagorski

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