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The Three Sisters

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Translated by Mike Alfreds

Director Mike Alfreds
Set and Costume Designer Max Dorey
Lighting Designer Joshua Gadsby
Sound Designer Lex Kosanke

Performed by MA Acting Contemporary students


Chekhov’s tragi-comedy The Three Sisters, is set at the turn of the last century in an unspecified provincial town, possibly Perm in the Urals, some thousand miles east of Moscow.

Over a period of about four years the play deals with the complicated relationships between a household and some soldiers from an artillery brigade based in the town.

In the characters’ search for a purpose in life and a place to belong, they are constantly buffeted by the changing circumstances of their existence.

Chekhov was also a doctor and he applies his blend of sharp-eyed irony and compassion to their delusions and sufferings as they eat and drink, fall in love, quarrel, try to work, get into debt and move from room to room...

Production Team

Stage Manager Dougie Wilson
Deputy Stage Manager Emma Ryan
Production Manager Gareth Edwards
Wardrobe Supervisor Alison Cartledge
Movement Coach Natalia Fedorova
Voice Coach Morwenna Rowe


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Wednesday 18 - Saturday 21 April, 7.00pm
Thursday 19 and Saturday 21 April, 2.00pm

All performances take place in the Embassy Theatre

Other information

NB: Tickets are non-refundable. Please check in with the box office 15 minutes prior to the start of the show where you will receive an entrance token.

Proof of eligibility is required for all concessionary rate tickets.

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is fully wheelchair accessible, please speak with our box office team on 02077228183 if you have any further enquiries.

Event price

Tickets: £10/ £5 concessions. Complimentary tickets: industry and associated professionals

Event dates

18 Apr 2018 - 7:00pm to 21 Apr 2018 - 7:00pm

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