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Producer
Aline Roy

Moderator
Kathryn MacMillan

Scholars
Patricia Denison
Toby Zinman

Directors
Joshua Browns
M. Craig Getting
David Howey

Performers
Adam Altman
Joshua Browns
David Blatt
Corinna Burns
John Lopes
Matthew Lorenz
Charles McMahon
Megan Slater
Eric Scotolati
2010/11 Season

The Chekhov Festival
November 5 - 7, 2010

Presented in conjunction with our production of Uncle Vanya, this special weekend celebrates the influential work of Russian playwright, short-story writer, and physician Anton Chekhov, considered one of the greatest writers in the history of world literature.

Friday, November 5

6:00pm
FESTIVAL KICK-OFF PARTY: Mingle with Lantern staff, artists, and fellow theatergoers over happy hour specials and complimentary light fare.
At Marathon, 10th & Walnut Streets
FREE

7:15pm
Curtain Raiser: ON THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TOBACCO, a Chekhov one-act starring Lantern Education Director Joshua Browns
At the Lantern; 11min
FREE

8:00pm
UNCLE VANYA
At the Lantern; 2hrs 40min
$33 ($23 for students)

Saturday, November 6

2:00pm
Chekhov Shorts: LETTERS, LOVERS, AND A LAPDOG. Selections: The Bet directed by Joshua Browns, Lady with Lapdog directed by M. Craig Getting, and Chekhov in Love directed by David Howey. The cast includes Adam Altman, David Blatt, Corinna Burns, John Lopes, Matthew Lorenz, Megan Slater, and Eric Scotolati.
At the Lantern; 2hrs
$12 ($10 for subscribers and students)

4:30pm
Scholars' Dinner: CHEKHOV: MINGLING THE ORDINARY WITH THE EXTRAORDINARY, with guest panelists Toby Zinman and Patricia Denison, moderated by Kathryn MacMillan. Admission includes a three-course meal of salad, choice of entrée, and dessert with coffee or tea, plus one free drink at cash bar.
At Fergie's Pub, 1214 Sansom Street; 2hrs
$35 ($30 for subscribers and students)

7:15pm
Curtain Raiser: THE DEATH OF A GOVERNMENT CLERK, a Chekhov one-act starring Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon
At the Lantern; 11min
FREE

8:00pm
UNCLE VANYA
At the Lantern; 2hrs 40min
$36 ($26 for students)

Sunday, November 7

1:15pm
Curtain Raiser: ON THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TOBACCO, a Chekhov one-act starring Lantern Education Director Joshua Browns
At the Lantern; 11min
FREE

2:00pm
UNCLE VANYA
At the Lantern; 2hrs 40min
$36 ($26 for students)

7:00pm
Chekhov Shorts: LETTERS, LOVERS, AND A LAPDOG. Selections: The Bet directed by Joshua Browns, Lady with Lapdog directed by M. Craig Getting, and Chekhov in Love directed by David Howey. The cast includes Adam Altman, David Blatt, Corinna Burns, John Lopes, Matthew Lorenz, Megan Slater, and Eric Scotolati.
At the Lantern; 2hrs
$12 ($10 for subscribers and students)

SUPPORT PROVIDED BY
Pennsylvania Humanities Council Marathon

Pictured: Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904).
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Header Photo: Geoff Sobelle in Hamlet (2009), David Ingram and Luigi Sottile in The Government Inspector (2008), Forrest McClendon and Lawrence Stallings in Sizwe Bansi Is Dead (2009), and Kristyn Chouiniere and Paul L. Nolan in The Hothouse (2008). Photos by Jeffrey Stockbridge.

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