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Three Sisters


  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Anton Chekhov 

  • Author Notes

    A version of Anton Chekhov's original play.

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the Prozorov house in a small provincial town in Russia.

  • Synopsis

    A new adaptation of Chekhov's study of the tedium and frustration of petit-bourgeois family life in turn-of-the-century provincial Russia, which explores the irony of hope and the inadequacy of consolation.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details. In the original production the part of Bobkin was also played by two alternate child actors.


Original Cast  
Maid Karen Ardiff
Fedotik, Aleksei Petrovich Mark O'Regan
Soldier John Bergin
Kulygin, Fedor Il'ich Tom Hickey
Andrei Mark Lambert
Anfisa Anna Manahan
Olga Sorcha Cusack
Irina Niamh Cusack
Masha Sinead Cusack
Chebutykin, Ivan Romanovich Cyril Cusack
Tuzenbach Barry Lynch
Nikolai L'vovich Barry Lynch
Solenyi, Vasilii Vasil'evich Sean McGinley
Ferapont Seamus Forde
Vershinin Michael Pennington
Aleksandr Ignat'evich Michael Pennington
Natasha Orla Brady
Rode, Vladimir Karlovich Jonathan Sharpe
Maid Geraldine Judge
Production Team  
Director Adrian Noble
Designer Bob Crowley
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Choreographer Diana Theodores
Music by Michael McGlynn
Production Manager Rupert Murray
Stage Director Lita O'Connell
Assistant Stage Manager Anne Keatings
Assistant Stage Manager Marie Moylan
Production Assistant Paul Keogan
Set Construction Arena Construction
Stage Carpenter Fred West
Scenic Artist Ned McLoughlin
Wardrobe Mistress May Sullivan
Costume Supervisor Christine Rowland
Chief Electrician James McConnell
Chief Electrician Tom Clarke
Poster Designer Robert Ballagh
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Company Director Michael Colgan (1)
Company Deputy Director Marie Rooney
Company Deputy Director Anne Clarke



  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.