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UNCLE VANYA

  • Crow's Theatre
  • Anton Chekhov
  • Chris Abraham
  • Sep 6 - Oct 2, 2022
  • $45-$65
  • Guloien Theatre
  • Details

    “How else should I look when I love you? You make me happy; you make me feel alive!"

    Uncle Vanya, Anton Chekhov

     

    In the waning days of Czarist Russia, Ivan “Vanya” Voinitsky, and his niece, Sonya, toil ceaselessly to run their family estate. After retiring, Sonya’s father, a celebrated professor, returns to the estate with his young, glamourous wife. When he announces his plans to sell the land and evict them all, passions explode and lives come undone.

    A dazzling cast, led by the incomparable Tom Rooney as Vanya, breathes new life into Chekhov’s masterpiece in a new adaptation by Liisa Repo-Martell. Brimming with emotional intensity, comedic genius, and tragic weight, this Crow’s Theatre commission and world-premiere adaptation provides an up-close encounter with a classic of world drama that every theatre lover must see.

    Directed by Crow’s Theatre Artistic Director Chris Abraham, UNCLE VANYA reunites the creative team from The Seagull, the 2017 smash-hit co-production with Canadian Stage and The Company Theatre.

     
  • Dates & Times
  • The Team

    CAST

    • Carolyn Fe - Marina
    • dTaborah Johnson - Maria Vasilevna
    • Ali Kazmi - Astrov
    • Eric Peterson - Alexandre Serebriakov
    • Anand Rajaram - Telegin
    • Tom Rooney - Vanya
    • Shannon Taylor - Yelena
    • Bahia Watson - Sonya

    CREATIVE

    • Anton Chekhov - Playwright
    • Chris Abraham - Director
    • Liisa Repo-Martell - Adapter
    • Julie Fox - Set co-designer
    • Josh Quinlan - Set co-designer
    • Ming Wong - Costume designer
    • Kimberly Purtell - Lighting designer
    • Thomas Ryder Payne - Sound designer
    • Jennifer Parr - Stage manager
    • Mike Barrs - Assistant Stage manager