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UI Theatre presents Three Sisters

  • Details

  • 3/06/20
  • 8 - 10 p.m.
  • $5 – $20
  • All Ages
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Event Description

UI Department of Theatre Arts presents

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov
A New Version by Sarah Ruhl
based on the literal translation by Elise Thoron
with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati
Directed by Lila Rachel Becker

March 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 at 8:00 p.m.
March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
David Thayer Theatre, UI Theatre Buildng

"You say: life is beautiful.
But what if it only seems that way."

In a country house in Russia at the end of the 19th century, three sisters long to return to the Moscow of their youth. Meanwhile, their sister-in-law wages domestic war. Soldiers in a battalion stationed in town long for the sisters. And across Russia, a cataclysm is brewing. Sarah Ruhl brings fresh urgency to Chekhov's tragicomic masterpiece in her lyrical translation.

There will be six, singular bright flashes used during the performance, in addition to the use of theatrical haze.

Three Sisters (Ruhl) is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company.

Tickets:
$20 Adults
$15 Seniors (65+)
$10 Students & Youth
$5 UI Students

Tickets are available through the Hancher Box Office at 319.335.1160 or 1.800.HANCHER or online at www.hancher.uiowa.edu/tickets.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Hancher Box Office in advance at 319.335.1158.