Chekhov's First Play

Chekhov's First Play

During the turmoil of the Russian Revolution in 1917, Maria Chekhov, Anton’s sister, placed many of her late brother’s manuscripts and papers in a safety deposit box in Moscow.

In 1921 Soviet scholars opened the box and discovered a play. The title page was missing. The play they found has too many characters, too many themes, too much action.

All in all, it’s generally dismissed as unstageable. Like life.

Award-winning Irish Theatre Company Dead Centre do injustice to a great playwright. Chekhov before he was Chekhov.

Duration: 1 hour 15mins with no interval

Book Tickets

  • Thu 25 Jun 7:30 PM Captioned £28.00/£22.00/£16.00/£10.00
  • Fri 26 Jun 7:30 PM £28.00/£22.00/£16.00/£10.00
  • Sat 27 Jun 7:30 PM £28.00/£22.00/£16.00/£10.00
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Book Tickets

  • Thu 25 June 7:30 PM Captioned
  • Fri 26 June 7:30 PM
  • Sat 27 June 7:30 PM

Headphones are provided and worn throughout the performance.

Age Guideline 12+

Enjoy! Priority Booking opens Fri 6 March

General Booking opens Fri 13 March


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