In 19th century Russia, there were many writers. But only one would be known for changing two genres of the page and stage forever. The grandson of a serf, a doctor who treated cholera patients for free, and a playwright who wouldn’t find success with his theatrical work until late in his life, Anton Chekhov was a force to be reckoned with. This week, listen to producer Emily Dzioba with host Talia Smith transform into their true theatre-kid selves while discussing the works of Anton Chekhov!
Read THE SEAGULL
Read THE THREE SISTERS, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, and more One-Acts:
Read UNCLE VANYA
Watch UNCLE VANYA
The Seagull (film adaptation) (2018)
Chekhov’s Short Stories
Love in the Time of Numbness; or, Doctor Chekhov, Writer, By S. Mukherjee
Serfdom & the Chekhov Family
Guide to Realism
The Definitive Guide to the Stanislavsky Acting Technique
STUPID [Redacted] BIRD
Russian Pronunciations of Chekhovian Names + Places
Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812
Why do we love reality tv so much?
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