Star Wars' Alden Ehrenreich Attends Uncle Vanya Opening Night
Richard Nelson directs a new translation of Anton Chekhov's play for the Hunter Theater Project.
Richard Nelson's production of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya opened at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College on September 16. Starring Jay O. Sanders in the title role, Uncle Vanya runs through October 14.
Nelson's production features a new translation devloped with renowned Russian literature translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Uncle Vanya premiered at San Diego's Old Globe earlier this year, and inaugurates the Hunter Theater Project, a new venture connecting professional theater productions with Hunter College's students and faculty.
Completing the company is Celeste Arias (Eléna), Jon DeVries (Alexánder Serebryakóv), Kate Kearney-Patch (Marína), Alice Cannon (Márya), Jesse Pennington (Mikhaíl Ástrov), and Yvonne Woods (Sónya Alexándrovna).
The creative team includes Jason Ardizzone-West (scenic design), Susan Hilferty and Mark Koss (costume design), Jennifer Tipton (lighting), and Will Pickens (sound design).