The Company of Players (CoPs) - Hertford

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Season: 1990-1991
Swan Song
By  Anton Chekov
 
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…

CAST

Vasily Svetlovidov

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