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Chekhov's Shorts by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 13. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 48 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA collection of five short plays based on short stories by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA Lottery Ticket adapted from the story of the same title
A Meeting on a Train Loosely adapted from 'An Enigmatic Nature'
Difficult People adapted from the story of the same title
Natalie’s Vacation adapted from 'A Tripping Tongue'
I’m Famous based on 'Joy'
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Difficult People by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Two parents and their student son.
Run TimeAround 15 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFifteen minute play, single set, simple props, adapted from a short story by Anton Chekhov.
SynopsisA family disagreement over how the money should be spent - or is it?
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I'm Famous by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4. No chorus. Two parents and their (late teens to young adult) children.
Run TimeAround 5 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFive-minute play, adapted from the short story Joy by Anton Chekhov. Single set (an armchair), simple props.
SynopsisMitya comes home to his parents with the news that he is famous. They will soon discover why...
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A Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, adapted from a short story by Anton Chekhov. Single set, simple props (give or take a period telephone).
SynopsisSylvia's lottery ticket matches the published part of the winning number. A single phone call well tell her of success or failure, but meanwhile she and her husband contemplate what might happen if she has won...
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A Meeting on a Train by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus. The characters are written as young adults.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen minute play, based on the short story 'An Enigmatic Nature' by Anton Chekhov. Single set (train carriage, with no specific furnishings), minimal props.
SynopsisMeeting on a train, Ian tries to impress his travelling companion Ana. As it turns out, Ana impresses him in an unexpected way.
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Natalie's Vacation by Anton Chekhov, adapted Gerald P. Murphy
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 2. Minimum total without doubling = 2. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 10 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTen-minute play, adapted from the short story A Tripping Tongue by Anton Chekhov. Single set, simple props.
SynopsisAdapted from a short story by Anton Chekov. Natalie has been to Mexico with a friend, accompanied by an attractive young tour guide. Her husband suspects she may have fallen for their guide, and an argument arises which proves they are both as stubborn as each other.
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