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By Woolf, Virginia; Ruhl, Sarah; Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich

Diversifications of 2 vintage works in the course of the particular lens of playwright Sarah Ruhl.

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Andrei Leave me alone— masha You’re being silly! Vershinin used to be called the lovesick major, and he didn’t get upset. vershinin Not in the least! masha I’ll call you—the lovesick violinist! irina Or the lovesick professor! olga Andrei’s in love! Andryusha’s in love! 33   irina Bravo, bravo! Andryusha’s in love! chebutykin (Approaching Andrei from behind, taking him by the waist with both arms and singing) For love, sweet love alone, did Nature put us on this earth to roam . . (Laughing) andrei Enough, enough already.

And you can’t guess what will be considered vast and important, and what will be considered small and ridiculous. When Columbus and Copernicus first appeared, people thought they were laughable, while some backwards drivel written by an idiot was the Gospel truth! And it may be that our lives, so familiar and dear to us, will in time seem strange, stupid, disgusting, or even depraved. tuzenbach Who knows? They might call us stewards of knowledge, a high point of civilization. We don’t have torture, capital punishment, invasions—but still .

Well, congratulations, now my sisters won’t leave you alone. vershinin I think I’ve already bored your sisters. irina Look at this picture frame Andrei gave me today for my birthday! He made it himself. Pulling it out. 32   vershinin (Looking at frame and not knowing what to say) Oh—yes—what a thing— irina And this one on the piano, he made that too. Andrei waves his hand and moves away. olga Andrei’s our little scholar; he plays the violin and can carve so many many objects out of wood.

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