Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. Final Cut - A Radical Adaptation
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The last date listed for Three Sisters. Final Cut was Wednesday November 17, 2010 / 8:00pm.
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Featured review from Bob S.Red Velvet
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This was my first exposure to Chekhov and I'm not sure I'm a Chekhov person. I think I should've started with a more traditional production. As noted, this is avante garde and a 'radical adaptation'. I felt a little lost (make sure to read the playbill at intermission to see what happens in the missing acts) and a bit overwhelmed by the multimedia aspect. Enjoyed several of the performers. I will investigate other Three Sisters to compare and contrast now.
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See or read the original before adventuring into any "modern" adaptations of this play. The acting was weak and the flow of Acts was frustrating (some were on video and some were acted out live). Video quality was extremely poor.
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Russian director Oleg Liptsin was awarded a National Award for Experimental Work in Theatre by the Theatre Union of Ukraine.
The Shelton Theater in collaboration with the International Theatre Ensemble Presents Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters. Final Cut. Master playwright Anton Chekhov’s tale of three young sisters inhaling love and expectations and discovering what it means to be alive. This radically adapted classic incorporates live film acting and digital technology. Award winning avant-garde Russian director Oleg Liptsin presents his vision of contemporary American society.