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Un Hombre que se Ahoga takes a bold approach to staging an adapted version of Chekhov's iconic play, The Three Sisters, by reversing the gender of the characters. The actors make no attempt to assume gestures reflecting the gender they are playing. It is the women who make decisions and the men who wait. All of the characters, however, as in Chekhov's time, live within the confines of their own dissatisfaction. There is no music, no theatrical lighting, no costumes, and no makeup. The twelve actors perform in street clothes, and there are no entrances or exits. Bereft of technical effects or scenery, the work is seen through words and actions that often seem on parallel tracks. This imaginative adaptation captures Chekhovian themes relating to the tedium of provincial life.

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