Adaptations::Ivanov (play)


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Adaptations The play is frequently produced in English and several translations are available. The Vivian Beaumont Theater at the Lincoln Center in New York used a colloquial version from David Hare in 1997<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> - that version was premiered at the Almeida Theatre in London earlier that year<ref></ref> and revived with a few changes at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2015 alongside Hare's versions of Platonov and The Seagull.<ref></ref> David Harrower's version was presented at the National Theatre, London, in 2002.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Using a translation by actress Helen Rappaport, Tom Stoppard adapted the play for a production at Wyndham's Theatre in London in 2008, starring Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hiddleston.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> SiNNERMAN Ensemble mounted the work at the Viaduct Theater in Chicago, to great success in 2009 with direction and adaptation by Sheldon Patinkin.

An adaptation by Michael Nathanson, with the setting transported to Winnipeg, Manitoba in the 1950s, was staged by the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre in 2014.<ref>"WJT's Ivanov breathes life into Chekhov classic". CBC News, January 30, 2014.</ref>

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