New PDF release: Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando : two renderings

By Woolf, Virginia; Ruhl, Sarah; Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich

ISBN-10: 1559366494

ISBN-13: 9781559366496

Variations of 2 vintage works in the course of the certain lens of playwright Sarah Ruhl.

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God help us! Laughter. chebutykin I’m an old sinner, but why is Natalya Ivanovna blushing? I can’t imagine . . More laughter. Natasha runs to the living room, Andrei follows. 44   andrei It’s all right, don’t listen to them! Wait. Wait a minute, please . . natasha I’m so embarrassed. I don’t know what’s happening inside me— they always laugh at me. I know it’s terrible manners to leave the table like that, but I can’t, I can’t . . Covers face with hands. andrei My darling, please, don’t take it to heart.

Natasha (Quivering voice) Do you think so? It’s not really green-green though, it’s more of a greeny-beige . . She follows them into the dining room. kulygin I hope you find yourself a good husband, Irina. Your clock is ticking. chebutykin Natalya, I hope you catch a husband too. kulygin Natalya already has a fiancé. masha (Striking her fork against her plate) Another glass of wine for me! What the hell, life is a raspberry—one little bite and it’s gone! kulygin You get a C minus for behavior.

I’ll come back tonight. Bye, darling. (Kisses Irina) I wish you health and happiness. Back when Father was alive, thirty or forty officers would come to our parties, and it was wonderfully loud. But today we have approximately one and a half men and it’s about as loud as the desert. I’m leaving. A touch of melancholy, as they say. I’m no fun right now; don’t listen to me. Laughing through tears. We can have a good talk later, but good-bye for now, darling, I’m off. I’ll go—somewhere. irina (Vexed) You’re really something.

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