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Chekhov - The Vaudevilles and Other Short Works

Chekhov - The Vaudevilles and Other Short Works $24.99

Anton Chekhov trans Carol Rocamora

Published by Smith & Kraus

The first complete American translation of Chekhov's ten vaudevilles

The comedic one-act farces are ...

The Bear
The Proposal
On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco
The Night Before the Trial
On the High Road
The Wedding
Swan Song
The Anniversary
A Tragic Role
Tatyana Repina

These are jewels for the stage - ready to use for actors and directors, and for students of drama who wish to enrich their appreciation of the virtuosity and complexity of this great Russian playwright

Chekhov wrote these confections early in his career, before he tuned to his serious plays

All ten have been newly (and faithfully) translated and assembled in a unique collection here, to make them fresh and accessible for contemporary actors and audiences

An introduction is included for literary historical perspective, as well as a glossary and pronunciation guide for the actor's usage

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