Candle in the Wind
Alexander Galin trans Elise Thoron
2 Male 5 Female
Referring to the standing ovation given to the premiere of this play in England, the Financial Times critic said, "There was no other possible response. Galin's play is a new Lower Depths" The play is conce...
Published 1915 - trans C J Hogarth - rare
N. Evreinof trans Marie Potapenko & Christopher St. John - 1926
Anton Chekhov trans/adapted Christopher Hampton
Dramatists Play Service
8 Male 5 Female
The Seagull is one of the great plays about writing It superbly captures the struggle for new forms, the frustrations and fulfillments of putting words on a page In this, his first major play, Chekhov st...
Fonvizin & Griboyedov & Gogol & Ostrovsky trans Joshua Cooper
Anton Chekhov adapted by David Hare
Faber & Faber
In 1997, David Hare adapted the little-known play, Ivanov, and revealed the young Anton Chekhov as a markedly different writer from the one English-speaking audiences recognize from the more familiar plays. ...
Adapted from Anton Chekhov
Broadway Play Publishing
"Take seven contemporary American playwrights with highly distinctive voices and wildly differing approaches to the theater. Ask each to adapt one of Anton Chekhov's short stories, which range in mood from t...
Translated by John Cournos - First English Edition 1937
Alexander Ostrovsky - trans/adapted Stephen Mulrine
Ostrovsky (1823-86) paved the way for twentieth-century stage realism in Russia These plays are populated by characters that reveal Ostrovsky's talent for well-turned idiomatic phrases and his acute observat...
Maxim Gorky adapted Dusty Hughes
8 Male 7 Female
Gorky's first stage play, Meschanye, was originally presented at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1902. The story centres around a prosperous house painter and his two sons, and because of its 'progressive' tone th...
A E Twysden
Afinogenev trans Hubert Griffith - published 1941
Vladimir Gubaryev trans Michael Glenny
Samuel French Ltd
A moving play following the one-way journey in a terminal radiation clinic of the victims of the explosion at the Chenobyl nuclear power station. The arrival of nine survivors starts a string of confessions ...
Constantin Stanislavski trans Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood
** 20% DISCOUNT ** No one has had a greater influence on acting as we know it than Stanislavski. His "method" - or interpretations of it - has become the central force determining almost every performan...
Alexander Ostrovsky trans Stephen Mulrine
The Forest (1871), has two young lovers in thrall to their tyrannical elders, who are prevented from marrying until a pair of strolling actors come to their rescue In Artistes and Admirers (1881), a come...
Vladimir Mayakovsky trans Max Hayward
Mikhail Bulgakov trans Michael Glenny et al intro Lesley Milne
Mikhail Bulgakov was one of the Soviet Union's finest playwrights, whose work was often at odds with the Soviet State This volume brings together his major dramatic achievements,including The White Guard, Ma...
Frank Dunai from Chekhov's novel Three Years
8 Male 2 Female
That this stage adaptation of a Chekhov novel should read and play as if written by the master himself is a significant achievement, and the fact that the novel's insightful portrayal of fin-de-siecle bourge...
Anton Chekhov adapted David Hare
This is a drama of a Russian landowner's half-farcical, half serious personal crisis as he plummets fast into domestic and philosophical chaos The central scene concerns a debate between the landowner and t...
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