Russian-American History Month

in New York State (April 2021)

The New York Chekhov Festival

ChekhovMarch 24th to April 15th, 2017

The Russian Arts Theater and Studio will kick off its 2017-2018 season with a tribute to the life and plays of Anton Chekhov in its first annual New York Chekhov Festival. Taking place inside the intimate and antique Balcony Theater, performances will alternate between Three Sisters and Russian-speaking performances of Про Великое Ничто/Swan Song, starring legendary Russian actor Ernst Zorin of the Vakhtangov Theater and award-actress Gala Orlovsky (Prominent Artist of Ukraine Citation).

Renowned Russian director Aleksey Burago stages both productions and will also present a free seminar on Anton Chekhov and the Golden Age of the Moscow Art Theater at The Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia, New York University. Additionally, select performances will include talk-backs with cast members, creatives and special guests following the show.

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