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Three Sisters archiveWe have no happiness and it doesn't exist, we only desire it. 1901. Moscow. In a drawing room, on a summer day, three sisters look for a new start. Olga, the eldest. Masha, the middle child. Irina, the youngest. 2019. London. In a drawing room, on a summer day, three sisters look for a new start. Olga, the eldest. Masha, the middle child. Irina, the youngest.

Author Anton Chekhov.

Archive listings for Three Sisters

Work type: Play.

T211504557

A brand-new perspective on Anton Chekhov's classic THREE SISTERS from performers, musicians, theatre makers and Royal Exchange Associate Artists RashDash. As they reimagine this classic they ask - what if RashDash were the three sisters, Olga, Masha and Irena? A drawing room. We are going to philosophise our heads off! How should I make the most of being alive in this moment? How should I try to enjoy life whilst also being a good person who makes space for a better future? What is love and where do I find it? What work needs to be done? Why do the men in this play have all the lines? Chekhov. Dead, white man. A classic play. A period drama with surprises.Company RashDash. Presented byRoyal Exchange Theatre. Music Becky Wilkie. Lighting Ziggy Jacobs-Wyburn. Design Rosie Elnile. Performer Abbi Greenland. Performer Becky Wilkie. Performer Helen Goalen. Performer Chloe Rianne Burke (band). Performer Yoon-ji Kim (band).
12 Jun 18 to 16 Jun 18The Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol :: V1384579886
listing details L1654591550
22 May 18 to 9 Jun 18The Yard, Outer London :: V0485111183
listing details L2029320017
3 May 18 to 19 May 18Royal Exchange, Manchester :: V491
listing details L0550775001

T1971708210

In a rural backwater, three sisters dream of a better life and of returning to the Moscow of their childhood. Irina longs for purpose, Masha for passion and Olga for some peace. Set across four life-defining years, Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece explores the hopes, loves and sacrifices of three brilliant young women and the people they encounter. When society is falling apart at the seams, can people still go on living, loving and laughing? Seven-time Offie-Nominated Arrows & Traps Theatre bring a contemporary sensibility and a bold, energetic new staging to this riveting and beloved classic.Adapted by Ross McGregor. Company Arrows & Traps Theatre. Director Ross McGregor. Lighting Ben Jacobs. Director Beatrice Vincent (assistant). Director Will Pinchin (movement director). Musical Director Elliot Clay. Sound Alistair Lax. Performer Susan Baskerville (Anfisa). Performer Cornelia Baumann (Olga). Performer Claire Bowman (Masha). Performer Freddie Cambanakis (Rode). Performer Ashley Cavender (Fedotik). Performer Victoria Llewellyn (Irina). Performer Stephen MacNeice (Kulygin). Performer Conor Moss (Tuzenbach). Performer Spencer Lee Osborne (Andrei). Performer Pearce Sampson (Solyony). Performer Allan Stirland (Ferapont). Performer Hannah Victory (Natasha). Performer Andrew Wickes (Chebutykin). Performer Toby Wynn-Davies (Vershinin).
20 Mar 18 to 14 Apr 18Jack Studio Theatre (previously Brockley Studio Theatre), Outer London :: V299
listing details L967978389

T1498871101

World Premiere. When Father was alive, this place was packed... there was heat, laughter, life. Olga, Masha and Irina long for the glamour of Moscow and to escape life in provincial Russia. But with constant visits by soldiers and dignitaries, by family, friends and 'acquaintances'; with work to be done and marriages to be honoured will they ever be free? A play of life, love, loss, dreams, whimsy, hope - real and false - of moving and of remaining where you are.Company Lung Ha Theatre Company (in co-production with The Sibelius Academy of the University of The Arts - Helsinki Finland). Adapted by Adrian Osmond. Director Maria Oller. Design Karen Tennent. Costume Alison Brown. Music Anna-Karin Korhonen. Director Fiona Mackinnon (assistant).
15 Mar 18 to 17 Mar 18Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh :: V605
listing details L534113196

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