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The Nina Variations

ISBN: 978-0-8222-1891-3
Full Length, Comedy/Drama
1 man, 1 woman (flexible casting)
Total Cast: 2, Interior
FEE: $80 per performance.
THE STORY: In this funny, fierce and heartbreaking homage to THE SEAGULL, Steven Dietz puts Chekhov's star-crossed lovers in a room and doesn't let them out. In forty-three variations on their famous final scene, Nina (a young actress) and Treplev (a young writer), pit their vibrant wit and soaring passions against one another in a fast-paced tour de force of romantic entanglement.
"A perfect little jewel of a play. Dietz's writing is so well crafted…that he manages to bring all of the SEAGULL'S characters to life…though none but two ever appear on stage." —Shepherdstown Chronicle. "…a delightful revelation of a writer at play; and also an odd, haunting, moving theater piece of lingering beauty." —Eastside Journal (Seattle).