Critics are sharing their thoughts on a "hyper-intimate" new production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya. Staged in a private Manhattan loft, the revival welcomes audiences of only 40. The very limited run opened July 6, and continues through July 16.
Tony winner David Cromer is leads the all-star cast as Vanya, sharing the stage with Will Brill as Astrov, Julia Chan as Yelena, Will Dagger as Telegin, Tony nominee Marin Ireland as Sonya, two-time Tony winner Bill Irwin as Serebryakov, Nathan Malin as Yefim, Ann McDonough as Maria, and Virginia Wing as Marina.
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The production, directed by Jack Serio (This Beautiful Future) and using a translation by Paul Schmidt, features scenic design by Walt Spangler, lighting design by Stacey Derosier, costume design by Ricky Reynoso, and sound design by Christopher Darbassie. Keyana Hemphill is production stage manager.
Ticket holders receive an exact address of the loft at least 24 hours in advance of their performance. A digital lottery offering $20 tickets is available at VanyaNYC.com.
OHenry Productions is presenting, with producer Oliver Roth, co-producer The Dennis & Victoria Ross Foundation, and associate producers Cameron Kasky and Christian Palomares.
Go inside the candlelit production with the gallery below.