... Masha [picture gallery]
cast for vtheatre show.
Virtual 3 Sisters
... Irina & Olga
"The chief thing, my dear fellows, is to play it simply, without any theatricality: just very simply. Remember that they are all ordinary people." (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov [1860-1904]), 1896, Attributed advice to actors during a rehearsal of The Seagull.
Mary Poppins Tickets Wicked Tickets Tarzan Tickets Cirque du Soleil Tickets
Gogol: Inspector General
3 Sisters, Mikado, 12th Night, Hamlet, The Importance of Being Earnest, Dangerous Liaisons, Don Juan
prof. Anatoly Antohin Theatre UAF AK 99775 USA (907)474-7751
2007 : text : 1 * 2 * 3 : images
Annensky about Chekhov (in Russian, the summer read), I envy the style -- very personal, almost if he himself wrote the play, as if he knows them, Masha, Olga, Irina... The secondary characters became the heroes, the jerks, the types from the comedies -- and we got the tragedy, Beckett only finished this journey... Now -- The American mini-Chekhov!
[ Chekhov After Chekhov: Doctor Anton Chekhov knew about his TB since he was 24 -- and he became a writer and a humorist. This is his last day and last hour -- "Four Jokes + One Funeral"... ]
"I shall laugh my bitter laugh." (Nikolai Gogol [1809-1852], Epitaph on his tombstone.Method Acting & ChekhovMASHA. When you get happiness by snatches, by little bits, and then lose it, as I'm losing it, by degrees one grows coarse and spiteful... [Points to her bosom] I'm boiling here inside... [Looking at ANDREY, who is pushing the baby carriage] Here's our Andrey... All our hopes are shattered. It's like thousands of people raised a huge bell, a lot of money and of labour was spent on it, and it suddenly fell and smashed. All at once, for no reason whatever. That's just how it is with Andrey...
[ 3 Sisters, Act 4 ] "Art is not a handicraft, it is a transmission of feeling the artist has experienced." (Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi [1828-1910], What Is Art? (1898) "The wise man hears one word--and understands two."
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"[Father Zossima asks:] How many ideas have there been in the history of man which were unthinkable ten years before they appeared?" ." (Fedor Mikhailovich Dostoevski [1825-1881]), The Brothers Karamazov (1879-1880), Book 6, Chapter 2.
"Art is a human activity having for its purpose the transmission to others of the highest and best feelings to which men have risen." (Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi [1828-1910], What Is Art? (1898), Chapter 8.
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