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Episode 484: Chekhov's Gun

“Julia! Why am I leaving the room, Julia?”

So it’s been a rough ride, this returning to the present day. Deciding to do a lengthy 18th-century time travel story was a leap into the unknown, but once they’d started, they had a general outline to work from.

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Gordon Russell

'Cherry Orchard' Tickets NOW ON SALE

You only have 6 chances to see Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard 

Tickets available HERE.

LA Theater

Chekhov on His Mistresses

Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other. Though it is irregular, it is less boring this way, and besides, neither of them loses anything through my infidelity.

Anton Chekhov

Three Day Hangover's "Drunkle Vanya" Brings Boozy Chekhov to The Gin Mill

Three Day Hangover, a theatre company known for its alcohol-fueled productions of Shakespearean plays, tackles a new playwright in the second production of its 2014 season: Anton Fucking Chekhov. 565 more words


Heim's "Vital" Translation of 'The Cherry Orchard' comes to CityShakes

UCLA Professor Boris Dralyuk is the dramaturg on CityShakes’ Emerging Director Program Fall Production. He was generous enough to be this week’s guest blogger.  629 more words

Mallin Alter

Thoughtful Imitation

In the spirit of back to school season, I wrote a blog post for Ploughshares on rolling up your sleeves and learning by imitating the writers you admire. 49 more words


The Consolations of Autumn

Alone, past midnight, I stir the fire and regard the complex intersections of cobalt and amber and ochre flames. About me, the house is still, silent, so that I may attend to the minute snaps and fizzes in the hearth, and the distant buffetings of the inconstant wind that bothers the copse at the river’s edge. 6,337 more words