Chekhov's play has been reimagined as a tepid Malibu soap opera in this long-aborning first feature from director Michael Guinzburg.
Where is the worst possible place to be in the theater? About twenty minutes ahead of the action. That, alas, is where audiences for "Longing" find themselves. Anyone attracted to successful novelist…
It's only fair to point out that Chekhov's original "Three Sisters" script doesn't actually include everyone singing Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at the first-act party.
Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce are set to star in the world premiere of ''Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,'' a new play by Christopher Durang opening this fall at the McCarter Theatre in…
"The Hurt Locker" thesp Christian Camargo is set to make his directorial debut with an untitled, modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" -- and he's attracted quite the cast, as Katie…
A revival of "Uncle Vanya" set in 1950s-era Russia and performed in Australian "shrimp-on-the-baahbie" twang? Yes, it works -- does it ever -- in this sublime revival of the Chekhov classic by the…
Dover Kosashvili's costumer offers surroundings so vibrant that tragedy seems an indulgence.
Brilliant contemporary take on the oft-filmed Chekhov novella "Ward 6."
Anton Chekhov's vast, gorgeously imagined tapestry of intersecting Russian lives barely survives the shaky dramaturgy plaguing Christopher McElroen's inexpert staging.
Yale Repertory Theater will host a Russian company performing a stage adaptation of a Chekhov story next season, with such productions becoming a theme of new artistic director James Bundy's…
Having survived three decades as one of the Soviet Union's most frequently banned screen talents, septuagenarian helmer Kira Moratova lends considerable glee to "Chekhov's Motifs," an…