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Anton Chekhov Plays List

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List of Anton Chekhov plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Anton Chekhov, playwright. This Anton Chekhov plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Anton Chekhov characters. This list of plays by Anton Chekhov is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List is made up of many different items, including Uncle Vanya and The Cherry Orchard. What plays did Anton Chekhov write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Anton Chekhov and can help you decide, "What are the best Anton Chekhov plays?" {#nodes}
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  • A Marriage Proposal

    A Marriage Proposal is a one-act farce by Anton Chekhov, written in 1888-1889 and first performed in 1890. It is a fast-paced play of dialogue-based action and situational humour....  more
    • Authors / Creators: Anton Chekhov
    • Characters: Ivan Vassiliyitch Lomov, Natalia Stepanovna, Stepan Stepanovitch Chubokov
  • A Tragedian in Spite of Himself is an 1899 one-act play by Anton Chekhov....  more
    • Authors / Creators: Anton Chekhov
    • Characters: Ivan Ivanovitch Tolkacho
  • Ivanov

    Ivanov is a four-act drama by the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. Ivanov was first performed in 1887, when Fiodor Korsh, owner of the Korsh Theatre in Moscow, commissioned Chekhov to write a comedy. Chekhov, however, responded with a four-act drama, which he wrote in ten days. Despite the success of its first performance, the production disgusted Chekhov himself. In a letter to his brother, he wrote that he "did not recognise his first remarks as my own" and that the actors "do not know their parts and talk nonsense". Irritated by this failure, Chekhov made alterations to the play. Consequently the final version is different from that first showing. After this re-write, it was accepted to...  more
    • Authors / Creators: Anton Chekhov
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco is a one-act play written by Russian author Anton Chekhov; it has one character, Ivan Ivanovich Nyukhin. First published in 1886, the play was revised by Chekhov and is best known from his 1902 version. This was first published in English in The Unknown Chekhov, a collection of writings....  more
    • Authors / Creators: Anton Chekhov
    • Characters: Ivan Ivanovich Nyukhin