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Are You There, Crocodile? By Michael Pennington

Are You There, Crocodile? by Michael Pennington

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Summary

Includes accounts of the writer's work on Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, Tolstoy's Strider and other Russian projects, as well as essays on how Anton Chekhov's four masterpieces actually work in the theatre. This book is a study of the great writer, a partial autobiography, and, an actor's search for identification with the Anton.

Are You There, Crocodile? Summary

Are You There, Crocodile?: Inventing Anton Chekhov by Michael Pennington

Michael Pennington's work on his solo show about Anton Chekhov has taken London's 'Russian Actor' from the Trans-Siberian Railway to Soviet and post-Soviet Moscow, into the repertoires of the National Theatre and the Old Vic and across Europe. Are You There, Crocodile? also includes accounts of his work on Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, Tolstoy's Strider and other Russian projects, as well as searching essays on how Chekhov's four masterpieces actually work in the theatre. This book is a study of the great writer, a partial autobiography, and, centrally, an actor's search for identification with the elusive Anton Chekhov himself the story, humorously told, of an unlikely but tangible companionship.

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It is fortunate that so remarkable a man and writer has attracted so remarkable an actor Sunday Telegraph on Anton Chekhov, 1984

About Michael Pennington

Michael Pennington has been a lead actor with the RSC, RNT and the Peter Hall Company. He was Joint Artistic Director of the English Shakespeare Company and has been a constant fixture on television and radio dramas. He has received Olivier Award nominations for roles in 'Romeo & Juliet', 'Strider' and 'Richard II', and a Sony Radio Award Nomination for his role in 'Jude the Obscure'. His solo show 'Anton Chekhov' has played at the National Theatre, the Old Vic, numerous festivals abroad, on radio and has been subject of a television documentary.

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GOR008143719
9781840024586
1840024585
Are You There, Crocodile?: Inventing Anton Chekhov by Michael Pennington
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
20050419
280
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