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New Saloon (USA)

MINOR CHARACTER

Martinson Theater

Friday, January 4 - Sunday, January 13

Running Time: 85 Minutes 

Members and Partners: $25
Full: $30 + fees

Photo by: Maria Baranova 

New Saloon’s irreverent mashup of English-language translations of Uncle Vanya – from the dusty 1916 edition to Google Translate’s profoundly whack results – is a kaleidoscopic amplification of Chekhov's depressing comedy. Each character is interpreted by multiple actors and through multiple translations, in an athletic attempt to say one true thing. “I’ve been made a complete fool,” Vanya says, “foolishly betrayed,” Vanya agrees, “stupidly cheated,” Vanya clarifies.

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Support for UNDER THE RADAR provided by Select Equity Foundation and Virginia & Timothy Millhiser. Season support provided by the Blavatnik Family Foundation

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Created by New Saloon

Directed by Morgan Green
Dramaturg: Elliot B. Quick
Composer: Deepali Gupta

Producer: Caroline Gart
Stage Manager: Katherine Shelton
Music Director: Robert Frost
Scenic Designer: Kristen Robinson
Costume Designer: Alice Tavener
Lighting Designer: Masha Tsimring
Sound Designer: M. Florian Staab
Production Manager: Will Jennings

Text: Anton Chekhov
Translations: Marian Fell, Laurence Senelick, Paul Schmidt, Carol Rocamora, Milo Cramer, and Google Translate 

 

Featuring Milo Cramer, Ron Domingo, Rona Figueroa, Fernando Gonzalez, David Greenspan, LaToya Lewis, Caitlin Morris, and Madeline Wise