Vanya on 42nd Street

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In Brief: Director Louis Malle's attention to performance is on full dispalay in this thoroughly '90s update of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, retiming Malle with his My Dinner with Andre stars Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory for the first time in ten years. It's a remarkable deconstruction of one of Chekhov's most frequently revisited works, with a gutted theatre on 42nd Street in New York providing a blank canvas against which the actors can pull the play away from its roots and decontextualize it with a modern tonality. A must see for theater lovers, fans of Chekhov or Malle devotees.
Genre: Drama
Director: Louis Malle
Starring: Andre Gregory, Julianne Moore, Wallace Shawn
Rated: PG

Classic World Cinema by Courtyard Gallery will present Vanya on 42nd St. on Friday, March 10, at 8 p.m. at Flood Gallery Fine Art Center, 2160 Hwy 70, Swannanoa.


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