Afterplay and A Little Trick: A Pair of Short Chekhovian Plays
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Written by celebrated dramatist, author and director Brian Friel (Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Dancing at Lughnasa), Faith Healer centers on Frank Hardy, his wife Grace and his manager Teddy. Hardy is an Irish faith healer who travels through the U.K. performing his "gift," which sometimes fails him. This story of love, memory, belief and choice unfolds over the course of four monologues, presenting the plot from multiple perspectives. A critical darling since its 1979 Broadway debut, Faith Healer has enjoyed numerous revivals. Learn More
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Brian Friel imagines a small cafe in 1920s Moscow where Sonya, Uncle Vanya‘s niece, is the only customer until the arrival of Andrey, brother of the Three Sisters. Afterplay provides a touching coda for two of Chekhov’s most enduring characters. With Michele Osherow and David Dubov. Directed by Jack Sbarbori.
Chekhov’s short story A Little Trick is transformed into a succinct memory play where the narrator tells of the young lady who might have been the love of his life. With Jonathan Feuer, Sara Dabney Tisdale, and violinist Christine Kharazian. Directed by Stephanie Mumford.