Boston University School of Theatre
Three Sisters
by Anton Chekhov
Directed by Sid Friedman
February 2011

After a refined upbringing in Moscow, three sisters – Irina, Masha, and Olga – are moved to a provincial Russian town where they are bored by their ordinary existence. Following the death of their Army commandant father, the sisters seek to return to Moscow in search of work and relationships that will restore joy and meaning to their lives. First produced in 1901, this play depicts a classic Chekhov theme the decay of the privileged class in Russia alongside the search for meaning in the modern world.


Maggie Erwin, Irina
Marion Le Coguic, Olga
Alicia Hunt, Masha
Tim Spears, Vershinin

Artistic Team

Sid Friedman, Director
Anton Chekhov, Playwright
Paul Schmidt, Translator