Duration or the performance is 3 hours with one intermission. Age restriction 16 +
The Main character Ivan Petrovich Voinitskiy tries to cope with the middle age crisis. Late, unrequited love, unrealized ambitions, financial problems –all this focuses at one point raising strong emotional outburst, which affects all other characters of the play, who suffer the same problems.
This performance reveals new opportunities to embody classical plays on the stage of modern theaters. It is a rare example of authentic Russian psychological theatre showing us an incredible work of actors.
“All this, same as many other features make plays of Chekhov together with the most beautiful of them Uncle Vanya very simple but eternal melody for everlasting themes.”
Production – Lev Dodin
Designer – David Borovskiy
Cast of Characters:
Serebrayakov Aleksandr Vladimirovich –retired professor
Yelena Andreevna, his wife – Kseniya Rappoport
Sofya Aleksandrovna (Sonya), his daughter from his first marriage – Elena Kalinina.
Voynitskaya Maria Vasilyevna, widow of secret counselor, mother of professor’s first wife – Tatyana Shyuko.
Voynitsky Ivan Petrovich, her son – Sergey Kurishov.
Astrov Mikhail Lvovich, doctor – Petr Semak
Telegin Ilya llyich, impoverished landowner – Aleksandr Zavyalov
Marina, old nurse – Nina Semenova
Servant -Vitaly Pichik
This performance is the Laureate of St. Petersburg Highest Theatre Award “Golden Sofit”( 2003), “Golden Mask”(2004),
the Prize of Association of Italian critics.