Directed by Declan Donnellan
Designed by Nick Ormerod
Produced by Chekhov International Theatre Festival in association with Cheek by Jowl
English tour supported by Arts Council England
Cheek by Jowlís stellar Russian ensemble returns to bite to present this Chekhov masterpiece, featuring any of the actors from the triumphant UK tour of Twelfth Night (bite06), including Alexander Feklistov (Sir Toby Belch), Andrei Kutzichev (Viola) and Igor Yasulovich (Feste). Three young women are left stranded in a provincial Russian town after the death of their father. They dream of returning to Moscow, remembering it to be a place where happiness is possible and life is worth living.
Performance time: 19:15 (also 19:00 15 May and 14:30 19 May)
Running time: 180 mins / inc interval
The Barbican Theatre is transformed for this production with a limited number of seats
In Russian with English surtitles
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Part of bite07
Russia / UK