Genre: Drama
Anton Chekov, Alberto Bonilla

Three Sisters
By Anton Chekov

Directed by Alberto Bonilla

Produced by Richard Mazda

Stage Manager Jasmin Sanchez

Costume/Styling Shelleen Kostabi

Sound Design Richard Mazda

Photography Sean MacBride Murray
Opens Weds March 9th
9 - 12, 16 - 20 & 23 - 26th @ 8pm

Matinee performance 19th @ 3pm
Tickets $18

The Queens Players will be presenting Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov opening on March 9th Directed by Alberto Bonilla who last directed Raft of The Medusa and The Servant To Two Masters at The Secret. Coming off his widely successful North of Providence and Dolores, which Martin Denton called, "raw, with wrenching ambition... Bonilla's production of both pieces is exemplary". Alberto's Three Sisters explores the fear of being forgotten and the hope of the future. Bonilla says, "What draws me so close to these characters is their fallible natures. The fact that Chekhov has written such vulnerable and hopeful, yet flawed people against a background of change. We see ourselves, or parts of ourselves, in every one of them and rise and fall with their hopes and dreams. Like a family portrait deteriorating before our eyes, we long for what we had and pray for a better tomorrow."

Three Sistersby Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov, perhaps partially inspired by the situation of the three Brontë sisters, but most probably by the three Zimmermann sisters in Perm. It was written in 1900 and first produced in 1901.

A year after the death of their father, an army officer, the Moscow-bred sisters Prosorov--Olga, Masha and Irina--are finding life drab and increasingly hopeless in a Russian provincial town. Only the proximity of a nearby artillery post and the company of its officers make their existence bearable.

Please contact us for review and industry complimentary tickets

 richard@secrettheatre.comor 718 392 0722      Richard Mazda/Producer

About the Company: The Queens Players

The Queen's players are a non-union acting company formed by English actor/writer, Richard Mazda. The inspiration is NYC's wonderful pool of actors and a desire to present new work, which is normally difficult to achieve without financial backing.

Open:   03/09/11
Close:   03/26/11

March 9 - 12, 16 - 20 & 23 - 26th @ 8pm
Matinee performance 19th @ 3pm
Theater:   Secret Theatre
Address:   4402 23rd Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
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