Playwright

Three Sisters: a tale of dreams and woe

Three Sisters: a tale of dreams and woe


SPECS

full-length, absurdist adaptation of Chekhov's classic

4 w, 1 m


SUMMARY

Scaled down to five characters, this highly physical adaptation transforms Chekhov’s Three Sisters into a dark, absurdist fairytale. Trapped in their memories, fantasies, and fears, the three sisters yearn to escape to Moscow while their brother Andrei is slowly usurped by Natasha, his opportunistic wife.


STYLE & SUBJECT

absurdism, Chekhov, adaptation

tragedy, physical, verse, longing, despair, fantasy


SUCCESSES

PRODUCTION

May 2011

MBCT; Modern But Classic Theatre

Brooklyn Lyceum (Mar 2011, NYC)