A brand new adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya will play the Lincoln Heart Theater this spring.
The basic play will characteristic a brand new translation by Heidi Schreck, author and star of What the Structure Means to Me, and path by Lila Neugebauer, who beforehand directed Kenneth Lonergan’s The Waverly Gallery on Broadway. Uncle Vanya will start previews on the Vivian Beaumont Theater on April 2, 2024, with a gap evening on April 24.
Casting will likely be introduced at a later date.
The play, first produced in 1899, follows Sonya and her Uncle Vanya, whose lives engaged on their household farm are interrupted by the arrival of her father and his charismatic spouse. It has been produced on Broadway many occasions, most just lately in a 2000 revival with Laura Linney, Derek Jacobi and Roger Rees.
Along with writing and starring in What the Structure Means to Me, which was nominated for 2 Tony Awards and captured on movie for Amazon Prime, Schreck has written different performs, together with Grand Concourse, Creature and There Are No Extra Large Secrets and techniques and written for tv exhibits corresponding to Nurse Jackie and Billions.
Neugebauer beforehand directed Sarah DeLappe’s The Wolves at Lincoln Heart Theater, amongst different works, in addition to a number of different performs Off-Broadway, together with Tracy Letts’ Mary Web page Marlowe, Annie Baker’s The Antipodes and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Everyone. She made her directorial characteristic debut with Causeway, starring Jennifer Lawyrence and Brian Tyree Henry.
This manufacturing of Uncle Vanya will characteristic units by Mimi Lien, costumes by Kaye Voyce, lighting by Lap Chi Chu, and sound by Mikhail Fiksel and Beth Lake.