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of Toledo's (UT) theatre department is putting on "Three Sisters," a play by
Anton Chekhov this weekend.
is a result of many years of research that started when I was an actor at the National
Theatre of Bucharest, shortly after the fall of Communism, and continued
throughout my years in NYC," said Director Cornel Gabara, Associate Professor
of Theatre, Acting/Directing at UT.
The play is a
drama, which examines the decay of the privileged class as represented through
three sisters and their search for meaning in the modern world, according to a
UT press release.
incorporated a variety of acting styles to make the play more relevant to
are common in major theatre hubs, such as New York City," he said.
The set features
a pattern of openings in the floor, which will allow the set to be lit from
underneath, creating an unusual, surreal effect.
were February 22-24, and will also be February 27-March 3 at UT's Center for
Performing Arts. Shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and
2 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $12
for the general public, $10 for alumni and seniors, $7 for students. They are
available here, or by calling the box
office at 419-530-2375.