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Picking up Chekhov’s Gauntlet Pt II

What is it about the work of Anton Chekhov that cries out for adaptations? There’s Stupid F**ing Bird, and The Seagull and Other Birds, and recently a country music version called Songbird, j…

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Stephen Karam (whose The Humans continues at the Helen Hayes on Broadway) is rising to the Chekhov challenge for Roundabout’s 2016-17 season. He has adapted Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard, in which Simon Godwin will direct Diane Lane and an as yet unnamed cast.

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