For a comedy, there are not enough laughs. Although Torben Betts is perfectly skilled at delivering humorous dialogues, in Monogamy there is very little sun, but plenty of glowering darkness.
Got your tickets yet for Mark Giesser’s stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s 1899 short story The Lady with a Dog, relocated to Britain during the inter-war 1920s? Following its world premiere season at the White Bear Theatre, the production has now transferred across town to west London’s Tabard Theatre, where it’s attracted more blogger bouquets.
After a successful run at the White Bear Theatre, Mark Giesser’s 1920s-set, Anglicised adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s 1899 short story The Lady with a Dog transfers across town to the Tabard Theatre, where it starts performances tonight (14 March 2018). Check out our head-to-head interviews with Beth Burrows, who received critical acclaim for her title performance, and her new leading man Richard …
Alces Productions’ acclaimed 1920s-set, Anglicised adaptation of Chekhov’s short story The Lady with a Dog transfers from the White Bear Theatre to Tabard Theatre this month for an extended season. Adapter/director Mark Giesser explains more about why he felt the story would sit so well in this different setting – and we go back to the source for further background. …
Advice columns have often suggested lonely hearts should take up dog walking as a sure-fire way of finding romance. They may be barking up the wrong tree but love-sick mutts are suckers for a cute pooch. The ploy works wonders in Mark Giesser’s enchanting romance, The Lady With A Dog, adapted from Chekhov’s classic short story.
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