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day twenty two: ivanov

Writer: Anton Chekhov

Published: 1887

Suggested by: with this new week comes our first suggestion for the play-a-day club. Colin Ho, Amy Satchell, and Chris Hay suggested a chronological reading of Chekhov’s major works (Ivanov, The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard) in order to track the development of Chekhov as an artist (as well as of naturalism as a form). 305 more words

Plays

Fortitude...

Well I’ve spent the weekend getting up to date….a marathon 5 episodes back to back!!!

What do I think? It’s good …..the first few episodes I thought that it was patchy but it’s becoming better as it goes along…what’s causing the deaths?? 72 more words

Thoughts

An Actor's Paradise

Sounds lovely, doesn’t it?  It does to me.  But that’s how I see the world:  it’s an actors paradise, full of adventure and opportunities and people to meet, stories to tell, hearts to be won.   70 more words

Acting

Astringent with a Smokey Sweet Finish: Aaron Bushkowsky's Curtains for Roy

Bushkowsky, Aaron. Curtains for Roy. Toronto: Cormorant, 2014.

I’m beginning at the end of this book with the Acknowledgements page where the author declares, “there are many other people within the world of literature and theatre who influenced and inspired me to write this story.” What I both appreciated and sometimes felt uncomfortable about was the recognisable quality of the novel’s setting and characters. 870 more words

Book Review

'Leave Me Green' Forges Its Own Family

Leave Me Green’s depiction of a nontraditional family plagued by loss in New York City is a richly colorful one.  Lisa DeHaas’s new play, directed by Jay Stull at… 617 more words

By Sara

Living in New York...

As the seven week mark fast approaches and the idea of a vacation slowly fades and the reality of living in New York kicks in, it is funny how life becomes a similar routine. 550 more words

New York