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Artists and Admirers


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In this comedy of theatrical life in a provincial town, Ostrovsky, the most significant Russian Playwright before Chekhov, explores the tribulations of a young actress beset with importunate but unsatisfactory admirers.


Unknown: Alexander Ostrovsky
Translated By: David Leveaux
Translated By: Hanif Kureishi
Directed By: Matthew Walters
Sasha: Natasha Richardson
Prince: John Moffat
Martyn: John Horsley
Domna: Anne Jameson
Bakin: Davld Ashton
Ivan Velikatov: George Parsons
Nina Smelskaya: Tessa Worsley
Pyotr: Shaun Prendergast
The Tragedian (Gromilov): Peter Woodthorpe
Gavril: John Grillo
Vasya: Robin Summers
Station porter: John Church

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