In this classic of Chekhov’s canon, an overbearing professor pays a visit to his country estate, where Sonya and Vanya, his daughter and former brother-in-law, have slaved to maintain his wealth. But Vanya is enchanted by the professor’s new wife, while Sonya has fallen for the town’s melancholy doctor. Adapted by David Mamet.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Josh Radnor as Astrov
Stacy Keach as Vanya
Holley Fain as Yeléna
Anna Mathias as Marina
Jennifer Bassey as Mariya
JD Cullum as Telegin
Martin Jarvis as Professor Serebryakov
Devon Sorvari as Sonya
Includes a conversation with Rosamund Bartlett, author of Chekhov: Scenes from a Life.
Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in October of 2013.