Swan Song
by Anton Chekov
December 1990
~ Directed by Susan Hitch ~

Anton Chekhov's Swan Song was one of his early plays. In it are but two characters: Vasili Svietlovidoff, a 68 year old comic actor and Nikita Ivanich, who is an even older man, the theater's prompter. Following a benefit evening in his honor, unbeknownst to everyone, the comic actor Svetlovidov falls asleep in a drunken blur. When he awakens, the theater is dark and empty. He falls quickly into saddened monologue...

David SentonVasily Svetlovidov
Dave NewtonNikita



Performer history:
David Senton Dave Newton