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Three Sisters

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian Friel 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Anton Chekhov 

  • Author Notes

    A translation of the original play by Anton Chekhov.

  • Setting

    The Prozorov home in a provincial town in Russia.

  • Synopsis

    Three sisters, trapped in provincial monotony, dream of escaping to Moscow.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    08 September 1981

  • Producer

    Produced by Field Day Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at The Guildhall, Derry.

Original Cast  
Irina Olwen Fouéré
Natasha Nuala Hayes
Alexey Fedotik Gary Lilburn
Olga Sorcha Cusack
Ivan Chebutykin Eamon Kelly
Ferapont Michael Duffy
Fyodor Kulygin Patrick Waldron
Masha Eileen Pollock
Andrey Prozorov John Quinn (2)
Alexander Vershinin James Ellis
Baron Nikolay Tusenbach Niall Buggy
Captain Vassily Solyony Colm Meaney
Vladimir Roddey Michael Burlington
Anfisa Maureen O'Sullivan
Production Team  
Director Stephen Rea
Designer Eileen Diss
Lighting Designer Rory Dempster
Costumes Dany Everett
Costumes Christopher Prins
Music by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (1)
Singer Noirin Ni Riain
Design Assistant Margo Harkin
Company Manager Noel McKenna
Assistant Company Manager Kathleen McCorriston
Stage Manager Bo Barton
Deputy Stage Manager Sean Miller
Assistant Stage Manager Alison Kelly
Assistant Stage Manager Deirdre Spain
Set Construction Robert Boyle
PR Jude Bowles
Artist Basil Blackshaw
Music performed by La Spiritata Brass Ensemble

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and published script.