This Uncle Vanya is more roundedly entertaining than other recent productions and while that detracts a little from the emotional undercurrents of the original, the fluidity and richness of Rickson’s production, performed by an excellent cast, ensure a satisfying Chekhovian conclusion.
Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the shows opening in London in January 2020.
Mind the Blog has a fairly wide-ranging wish list of things I hope to see, including major shows such as Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, Magic Goes Wrong, Uncle Vanya and the Jamie Lloyd Company residency at the Playhouse Theatre.
“Uplifting” and “small in stature but big in heart” – see what reviewers have said about Theatrical Niche’s pacey, new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. Take a look at what they said, then book your tickets.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Ben Dowell (for theatreCat) giving his verdict on the much-anticipated arrival of Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre.
The current production of Uncle Vanya which is touring with Theatrical Niche stays true to the spirit of its origins, while also fleshing out aspects that resonate today.
Take a peek at Theatrical Niche’s new, environmentally engaged version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, which comes to London next week. Explore the gallery, then book your tickets.
Two plays by Rosalind Blessed, The Delights of Dogs and The Problems of People, and Lullabies for the Lost, will open the Old Red Lion Theatre’s 2020, featuring a cast including the playwright and her mother Hildegard Neil. Book those tickets now!
How does the working of a beehive related to Chekhov’s masterpiece Uncle Vanya? Venetia Twigg, who adapted the play for Theatrical Niche, gets busy, telling us about it. Read he interview then book your tickets.
What can we expect from Theatrical Niche’s new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya? There may be some clues in these images straight from the rehearsal room. Take a look, then book your tickets.
A new physical theatre adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, which has been touring England and Northern Ireland this autumn, arrives in London for two weeks later this month, playing in both the north and the south of the capital. Book your tickets now.
Sonia Friedman Productions has announced Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 14 January 2020 with opening night on 23 January 2020.
In The Doctor at the Almeida Theatre Juliet Stevenson is mesmerising in a brilliantly written ethical debate that is both thrilling and challenging.
Rupert Everett’s fascinating performance hides some of the deficiencies inherent in this production of Uncle Vanya which never gets to the heart of this transcendent play.
Uncle Vanya at the Hope Theatre is a well designed production, with some strong performances – but its urgency clashes with the tone of the play.
Jonathan Church, artistic director of Theatre Royal Bath’s summer season, has announced further productions and new casting for the 2019 programme. Katherine Parkinson joins Rupert Everett in the cast of Uncle Vanya which he also directs.
Alan Cox stars as Vanya in Terry Johnson’s new adaptation of Chekhov’s classic play Uncle Vanya at the Hampstead Theatre. Find out what the critics made of it with Love London Love Culture’s review round up…
This Uncle Vanya at Hampstead Theatre one has to revolve around Vanya, and Alan Cox is suitably winning in Vanya’s dismayed, demoralised self-aware failure to count in life, and his hopeless mooning admiration of the lovely Yelena, who has married his awful old brother-in-law the Professor.
Taking inspiration from the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, HOME Manchester present Andrew Upton’s beautifully touching translation of Anton Chekov’s Uncle Vanya.
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie has announced his inaugural season for 2017, which includes, at the Crucible, his own productions of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and The Wizard of Oz, major class revivals of Desire Under the Elms and Uncle Vanya, two world premieres and a regional premiere.
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