Chekhov in the 21st Century: A Symposium

Chekhov in the 21st Century: A Symposium

June 27-29, 2018

PETE, in collaboration with Lewis & Clark College, is pleased to present a three-day symposium on Chekhov’s plays in contemporary theatre. This symposium will feature readings of Štĕpán Šimek’s new translations of Three Sisters, Uncle Vanya, The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard, in addition to presentations and panel discussions on Chekhov in contemporary translation, Chekhov’s dramaturgy, Chekhov in performance, and Chekhov in contemporary Russia.

Speakers and presenters include: John Langs (ACT, Seattle), Misha Bernson (Seattle Times, American Theatre), Mark Jenkins (University of Washington, Seagull Project), Lue Douthit (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Dmitri Troyanovski (Russian director/translator), Uri Corrigan (Boston University, Harvard), Mead Hunter (University of Portland), and Libby Apple (Oregon Shakespeare Festival).

All events are free and open to the public.


Special thanks to the following people and organizations for making this event possible: Lewis and Clark College, Multnomah County Cultural Commission, the Oregon Community Foundation, the Lewis and Clark College Theatre Department, the Lewis and Clark College Office of the President, the Lewis and Clark College Office of the Provost, and the Lewis and Clark College Office of the Dean.