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'Uncle Vanya'


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Feb 10 - Mar 11, 2018[days & times]
  • WHERE Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego
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  • AGES Not available
  • COST $36 - $86

The Old Globe stages Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," a Globe-commissioned world-premiere new translation by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

This exhilarating revival pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world’s most celebrated translators of Russian literature.

Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya’s brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone.

Performed in an unusually intimate and conversational style, this staging of "Uncle Vanya" provides an up-close encounter with a classic of world drama.

The play runs Feb. 10 through March 11, 2018. For additional details call (619) 234-5623.

(Super) Short Review: Russian stories are one of my favorite things, so of course I loved this play. The Chekhov classic is staged quietly, the actors don't even wear microphones, making it seem like you're eavesdropping in on a crushingly gloomy story about unrequited love and suffering. But this is the kind of show that requires concentration and patience, so make sure you're ready to commit before buying tickets.
- Nina Garin, KBPS/Arts Calendar Editor

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A promotional poster for "Uncle Vanya," courtesy of The O...

Above: A promotional poster for "Uncle Vanya," courtesy of The Old Globe.


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