Mint Theater Company has announced the world premiere of a programme of short plays at Theatre Row, based on two texts by Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy, respectively. Titled Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories, the plays have been adapted for the production by Miles Malleson. Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories will begin previews on January 23, ahead of an official opening on February 10, and will run through March 14, 2020.
The applause was tepid, and the cast, sensing a lack of enthusiasm, put on brave faces above awkward bows, and scooted to the wings. As the lights came up, struggling into my coat, I turned to the couple seated behind me and asked the woman what she thought. She oﬀered the classic New Yorker’s downcast eyes paired with a shrug of her shoulders. Then, with a disdainful nod to her date, she... Read more