Saturday, 19 November 2016

The Chief Thing (1921) written by Nikolai Nikolayevich Evreinov and produced in USA, in 1926

Four scenes from The Chief Thing (3-act-play, 1921) written by the Russian playwright Nikolai Nikolayevich Evreinov (1879-1953) and produced at the Theatre Guild, New York City, with the stage by Philip Moeller, having run for 40 performances from March 22, 1926 to April, 1926 (Cast), and other theaters


Produced at the Stanford University, USA


Produced by the Harvard Club, USA

Produced at the Guild Theatre, New York City, 40 Performances from March 22, 1926 to April 1926

Produced at the Provincetown Theater, USA








Monday, 14 November 2016

Journey’s End (1928) written by Robert Cedric Sherriff and produced at the Apollo Theatre in London, on December 9, 1928

Four scenes from Journey’s End (1928) written by the British playwright Robert Cedric Sherriff (1896-1975) and  first performed at the Apollo Theatre in London by the Incorporated Stage Society on December 9, 1928, starring Laurence Olivier (1907 - 1989), and soon moved to other West End theatres for a two-year run

Second Scene

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Third Scene


Sunday, 6 November 2016

He Who Gets Slapped written by Leonid N. Andreyev and produced at the Comédie des Champs-Elysées, Paris

A scene from He Who Gets Slapped (Larmes de clownwritten by the Russian playwright Leonid N. Andreyev (1871-1919) and produced at the Comédie des Champs-Elysées, Paris, under the direction of Georges Pitoëff (1884 - 1939) around 1925




Friday, 4 November 2016

The Life of Man written by Leonid N. Andreyev produced at the Moscow Art Theatre


Scenes from The Life of Man (first published in 1906) written by the Russian playwright Leonid N. Andreyev (1871-1919)  and produced at the Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavsky in 1907








 

Thursday, 3 November 2016

The Cherry Orchard written by Anton Chekhov and first produced, under the direction of Stanislavski, at the Moscow Art Theatre in 1904

Several scenes from The Cherry Orchard  (Вишнëвый сад written by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) and first produced, under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavski and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, with Scenic design by Viktor Simov, at the Moscow Art Theatre, on January 30, 1904.  The cast included Olga Knipper as Madame Ranyevskaya, Maria Lilina as Anya, Maria Andreyeva as Varya, Stanislavski as Gaev, Leonid Leonidov as Lopakhin, Vasili Kachalov as Trofimov, Elena Muratova as Charlotta, Ivan Moskvin as Yepihodov, Sofia Khaliutina as Dunyasha, Alexander Artem as Firs, Nikolai Alexandrov as Yasha, Mikhail Gromov as a passer-by, and Alexander Zagarov as the stationmaster. Chekhov described the play as a comedy, with some elements of farce, though Stanislavski treated it as a tragedy.


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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Uncle Vanya (1897) written by Anton Chekhov and produced by the Moscow Art Theatre under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavski in 1899

Several scenes from Uncle Vanya (first published in 1897) written by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) and produced by the Moscow Art Theatre (founded in 1898) under the direction of Konstantin Stanislavski (1863 - 1938) in 1899



First Act

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