Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet

A.R.T./New York Theatres | September 14 - October 28

A Mash-Up of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov
and Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Directed by Eric Tucker
Uncle Vanya adapted by Kimberly Pau

A.R.T./New York Theatres Mezzanine Theatre
502 W. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019

Experience two Classics in one sitting!
“As I began preparing to present the two plays in rep, I saw an opportunity to display their strong thematic similarities in a new way. Both plays showcase characters experiencing longing for love at different times in their lives. In Uncle Vanya, they are looking back saying how did I get here? In Romeo & Juliet, they are looking forward saying how can I get there? By watching these epic classics side-by-side within the same sitting, the audience can follow the doubling actors on a journey through a landscape where both worlds intersect, revealing the characters’ varying experiences of love, loss and longing at various milestones in their lives.”
Eric Tucker, “America’s best classical stage director”
(Wall Street Journal)
Running time: 2 1/2 hours including intermission.

 

 

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