Piano

by  Nikita Mikhalkov, A. Adabashyan, Trevor Griffiths

Full Length Play, Drama  /  11m, 3f, 1boy(s)

1904. Early summer in the Russian countryside. The general's widow is entertaining two generations of friends, neighbors and family. It is an afternoon of food, drink, music, dancing, cards, fireworks and conversation. On display is the gamut of human behavior comic, pathetic, dignified, visionary, …

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1904. Early summer in the Russian countryside. The general's widow is entertaining two generations of friends, neighbors and family. It is an afternoon of food, drink, music, dancing, cards, fireworks and conversation. On display is the gamut of human behavior comic, pathetic, dignified, visionary, blinkered in a society to whom history is about to speak. This play is a theatrical meditation on the imaginative Russian film makers' reworking of themes from Chekhov's short fiction and plays, most notably Platonov.
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  • Time Period: 1900-1910

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11m, 3f, 1boy(s)
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Nikita Mikhalkov

Nikita Mikhalkov

A. Adabashyan

Actor, writer, designer and director Aleksandr Artyomovich Adabashyan

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Trevor Griffiths

Trevor Griffiths was born in Manchester in 1935, of Irish and Welsh descent. He worked as a teacher, a liberal studies lecturer and a further education officer for the BBC before becoming a full time writer in 1970. He has been writing for the theatre, television and cinema since the late 60s. His work ...

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