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Top Russian cast for Konchalovsky's Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters

Casting news

RUSSIA’S top actors will star in the West End transfer of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters, directed by internationally respected film/theatre director and screenwriter Andrei Konchalovsky.

Originally produced at Moscow’s renowned Mossovet State Academic Theatre, both plays will run in rep for a strictly limited season at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from April 23 to May 3, 2014.

The all-Russian cast will star in both productions, drawing on the striking similarities between Chekhov’s two most celebrated plays, which will be performed in their original Russian with English surtitles.

The cast comprises Aleksandr Domogarov, Julia Vysotskaya, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Filippenko, Vladas Bagdonas, Natalia Vdovina, Alksandr Bobrovsky, Larisa Kuznetsova, Galina Bob, Aleksey Grishin and Vitaly Kishchenko.

Read more about Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters.

The Donmar Warehouse revival of Conor McPherson’s The Weir continues at Wyndham’s Theatre until April 19, 2014.