Chekhov's heartbreaking masterpiece Three Sisters has beguiled theatregoers as much as it has entertained them since premiering well over 100 years ago. There have been numerous interpretations, each offering a new take on the tragedy and comedy at the heart of this captivating work. This means both newcomers and seasoned Chekhov fans will find themselves engrossed in the latest version of this enduring classic.
More About Three Sisters - A Tragic Tale of Deception
Premiered in Moscow in 1901, Three Sisters was one of celebrated playwright and author Anton Chekov's final plays. Set in metaphorical Russia, Three Sisters follows the story of three central characters, Olga, Masha and Irina. A year after the death of their army officer father, the sisters are finding life in a provincial Russian town increasingly dull and frustrating. They yearn for the excitement of Moscow, with only the company of the soldiers at a nearby artillery post helping to make their lives in the slightest bit bearable. In this devastating play, the sisters' plans to escape eventually come to nothing, as at every twist and turn the women's control over their own destiny slips further and further beyond their grasp.
Theatregoers who buy Three Sisters tickets will find themselves entertained right through to the curtain as this tragic tale of disaster, futile self-sacrifice and deception plays out to its thrilling conclusion.