Anton Chekhov's Vaudevilles - Jermyn Street
Mercurius presents Anton Chekhov's Vaudevilles , translated and adapted by Michael Frayn at the Jermyn Street Theatre, a 70-seat Off West End venue in Piccadilly, from 13 Jan to 1 Feb 2014.
Directed by Jenny Eastop, cast includes Jeremy Booth, Tara Dowd, Ben Higgins, Oliver Lavery, Alexandra Ryall, Michael Watson-Gray.
3 one-act plays and 3 dramatised short stories. A famous writer driven to desperate acts by an over zealous fan, tricks with mustard played on faithful retainers, a widow's mourning quickly overturned, the pomposity of an Inspector General deflated by a cart driver, a proposal breaking into a furious argument at every turn, and a husband never quite managing to give the speech he's been told to ...