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5.0 / 5 Rated by 9 members
Review from Mo Mo
5 events 3 reviews

Anton's Uncles was a really good adaptation of Uncle Vonya. It was random, funny, and also included some audience participation. The dancing was classic and even had a duet that was harmonized well. I would defiantly recommend Anton's Uncles to...continued

reviewed Oct 09 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
21 events 10 reviews

Another wonderful adaptation from Theatre Movement Bazaar. This truncated version of Uncle Vanya was full of humor, calling out the absurdity that Chekhov highlighted so well, now translated for a contemporary audience. It was well acted...continued

reviewed Oct 23 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Barbara Thurston-Miyamoto
9 events 3 reviews

Really inventive, artistic, funny and sophisticated original music and movement. The cast was excellent. I really liked it -- out of the box, but still engaging. the characters are pathetic and sweet and somehow real, the stylized...continued

reviewed Oct 24 2010 report as inappropriate
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“It rips, burns, and re-masters Uncle Vanya for a new generation.”—O’Neill National Critics Institute
See the "trailer ": Anton’s Uncles.


_Anton’s Uncles _is a fresh, funny, and physical look at Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya. In this original work, only the men remain, wrestling with their desires and pressed to examine a life unlived.   _ Anton’s Uncles _is the latest work from Theatre Movement Bazaar (TMB) co-founders, Tina Kronis and Richard Alger. Theatre Movement Bazaar continues its unique remixing of literary classics with this new deconstruction of Anton Chekhov’s __Uncle Vanya. __The text is a distillation of the original with new material added. The movement score emphasizes the unspoken, unseen and unexpressed for a fresh and physical impression of Chekhov’s classic.

_Anton’s Uncles _was honored to be one of three productions invited to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival national event in Washington, D.C. in April, 2010. This new work from TMB co-founders Tina Kronis and Richard Alger and was originally produced by Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy. This special engagement of _Anton’s Uncles _is part of a continuing celebration of the 150th anniversary of Anton Chekhov’s birth. 

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