Performance

VenueHampstead Theatre
Other spaces at this venue include: Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From30th November 2018
Opened6th December 2018
To12th January 2019
When19:30. Dec 6 at 29:00. Sat Mats 14:00. Wed Mats 14:30
What is currently on at Hampstead Theatre (V202)

Uncle Vanya

Uncle VanyaT0879392752
Set on a crumbling country estate, Uncle Vanya is the tale of two obsessive love affairs that lead nowhere, and a flirtation that brings disaster. The irascible Vanya and his niece Sonya have managed the estate on behalf of their relative, a renowned Professor for the last twenty-five years. Now retired, the Professor and his beautiful young wife come to visit, throwing the household into disarray, igniting hidden passions and old grudges. Family ties are tested further when the ageing and gout-ridden Professor announces his plans to sell the estate and live off the proceeds in the city. By turns comic, tragic, romantic, and wistful, Chekhov's play is an unforgettable study of unfulfilled dreams and unrequited love. One of his four great masterpieces written on the eve of the twentieth century, it features a feast of subtle comic portraits of a family at logger heads with each other and the world around them, that still has resonance at the start of another new century.
Author Chekhov


Archive :: production:T0879392752, play:S5399, venue:V202
Current production:Work

Production details

Company

Adapted by Terry Johnson
Director Terry Johnson
Design Tim Shortall
Lighting Ben Ormerod
Sound Emma Laxton
Music Colin Towns
Director Suzanne Crowley (casting director)
Director Gilly Poole (casting director)
Performer Alan Cox (Vanya)
Performer Paul Hamilton (The Workman)
Performer Alice Bailey Johnson (Sonia)
Performer Abbey Lee (Yeliena)
Performer Kika Markham (Maryia)
Performer Alec Newman (Astrov)
Performer David Shaw-Parker (Telyeghin)
Performer Robin Soans (Serebriakov)
Performer June Watson (Marina)

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