The Three Sisters


The Moscow-based Sovremennik Theatre, founded in 1956, is a giant of the Russian theatrical and artistic landscape. The company have toured extensively in Europe and America and were the first foreign company to win an American Drama Desk Award. One of Sovremennik's most famous productions is performed on a revolving stage that neatly represents not only the emotional merry-go-round that some characters can never escape, but also the paradox at the heart of Chekhov's masterpiece about people who are trapped in their own tragedies but who still want to change the world.

Chekhov's famous drama centres on the Prozorova family. At the heart of the family are the three sisters, Olga, Maria and Irina, who dream of leaving home and moving to Moscow. When their brother's wife begins to take control of the house however, the sister's are forced to watch their dreams slip away.


Production Notes

  • Theatre Company
  • Sovremennik Theatre
  • Country
  • Russia
  • Parental rating
  • Parental rating information not available.
  • Original language
  • Russian
  • Subtitles
  • Russian
  • Year
  • 2014
  • In theaters
  • No
  • Category / Genre
  • Drama

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