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Platonov

Anton Chekhov, translated by John Christopher Jones
ISBN: 978-0-8222-3343-5
Full Length, Drama
9 men, 4 women
Total Cast: 13, Flexible Set

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FEE: $100 per performance.
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THE STORY: PLATONOV is Chekhov’s first play, and it went unproduced during his lifetime. Finding himself on a downward spiral fueled by lust and alcohol, Platonov proudly adopts as his motto “speak ill of everything.” A shining example of the chaos that reigned in his era, Platonov is a Hamlet whose father was never murdered, a Don Juan who cheats on his wife and his mistress, and the hero of the as-yet unwritten great Russian novel of his day.