ANTON CHEKHOV

MICHAEL PENNINGTON


ANTON CHEKHOV
ANTON CHEKHOV

ENGLISH TOURING THEATRE present
ANTON CHEKHOV
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY MICHAEL PENNINGTON


Michael Pennington’s celebrated one man show ANTON CHEKHOV takes the form of an evening in
the company of the Russian writer towards the end of his life. In it he reminisces about his life, his
times and work; he demonstrates his writing technique by telling stories, speaks about the theatre and
engages deeply with his English audience. Everything in the performance was said or written by
Chekhov himself.

Universally praised, ANTON CHEKHOV was premiered at the National Theatre, has played at the
Belfast Festival, the Jerusalem Festival, toured Israel and Germany, played seasons in Barcelona, Dublin,
the Peter Hall season at the Old Vic and the Chichester Festival Theatre. It has most recently been seen
in 2003 again at the National Theatre. The forthcoming production has been substantially revised.
 


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