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All About Anton

Everything you wanted to know about Chekhov but were afraid to ask.

Learn from the Best

A collection of quotes on writing by the big A. C. himself.

Movie or TV Productions

Vanya in the Big City

Vanya on 42nd Street is a New York-ified movie version of the play.

Can't Go Wrong with Sir Anthony

This BBC version of the play stars Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Astrov.

Articles and Interviews

That's Dr. Chekhov

Anton might have a lot in common with Astrov: he himself was a medical doctor.

Try, Try Again

The Wood Demon, an earlier Chekhov play on which Uncle Vanya is based, was not so hot.

Video

Cate, Meet Yelena

Watch the Australian actress Cate Blanchett talk about her role in Uncle Vanya.

Spoiler Alert!

Watch a trailer for the Sydney Theatre Company's production of Uncle Vanya.

Paul Giamatti as Paul Giamatti as Vanya

The actor Paul Giamatti talks about a film in which an actor playing Vanya has a nervous breakdown.

Audio

Listen Up

Want to hear the audio version of the play? You're in luck.

Images

Who Plays What

The poster from one production of the play.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

An early portrayal of Uncle Vanya.

There He Is

The author, Anton Chekhov, as a young man.

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