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The theatre of war

At the Donetsk drama theatre, which put on a performance of wry, funny, subtle and humane Chekhov today, while outside the shells and the mortars fell. 17 more words


Classic Couture and the Design of Jenna Fawn Brown

Greenbrier Valley Theatre presents Anton Chekhov’s theatre classic The Cherry Orchard  October 16-18 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $26 for general admission, $23 for seniors and $20 for children/students.For tickets or more information, call the GVT Box Office at 304-645-3838 or visit  409 more words


My thoughts on Uncle Vanya

I took my Upper Sixth to see Uncle Vanya at St James Theatre last night. My boss and I arrived in Victoria (a blissfully short 15 minute tube journey from Hampstead) early, grabbed a burger and arrived at the theatre to meet the kids at 7pm. 994 more words


More Russian Lovelies from the Wonderful Alma Classics!

Alma Books has long been one of my favourite publishers (you can find plenty of my praise on this site) and I was very pleased to hear that they’re issuing more wonderful Russians! 373 more words

Review: Uncle Vanya @St_JamesTheatre @UncleVanya2014

John Hannah is perfect as Uncle Vanya, superbly supported, especially by @TheJoeDixon, Amanda Hale, Rebecca Night and Jack Shepherd in this unmissable production. It’s yet another reminder of what a superb playwright Chekhov was, re-written in this case by Anya Reiss.The direction by Russell Bolam is also spot on, sometimes allowing a simple look or action carry as much meaning as the words. 147 more words


Spotlight: The Man Who Can Forget Anything


I do not trust my mind to remember anything. Thus I incessantly scribble ideas down on whatever I have on hand. A passport. A handbill. 892 more words

Evan Zimmerman & Rachel Garringer to Read at Final 2014 Literary Tea

The final afternoon of prose in Greenbrier Valley Theatre‘s 2014 Literary Tea series will be held on Monday, October 13, at 5:30 PM. Join us at this free event to hear actor Evan Zimmerman read Anton Chekhov’s short story “Gooseberries” and WV Writer Rachel Garringer share her own original work “Texarkana, 89 Miles.” Coffee, tea, and cookies are provided courtesy of The Bakery on Court Street. 308 more words