Three Sisters (Poulton)

by  Mike Poulton, Anton Chekhov

“I find the older I get the more there is to discover... In my whole lifetime I’ve hardly scratched the surface. One thing I have learned – through bitter experience - is the happiness in our lives is measured in moments – not minutes, not days, certainly not in years. Happiness is accidental – comes to us as an uninvited guest.”

 


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Three Sisters (Poulton)

by  Mike Poulton Anton Chekhov

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A play based around youthful hopes and dreams squashed by the necessary grind of life. Chekhov offers a closely observed study of a family falling apart. Everything is taken from the three sisters – Olga, Masha and Irina – the security of their comfortable home life, their ambitious plans for a bright future, love and lovers. A complex process of stripping away from them everything they hold dear is played out over four increasingly tense acts, bringing reward to some and despair to others.
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Mike Poulton

Mike Poulton

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 thro ...

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