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April 7   -   ArtsJournal: music

Why Chekhov's Plays Are Relevant In 2017 America

The idea may seem absurd - he wrote about people's private lives, and he's known to have disliked all but the most genteel political protests - but the directors and critics who've talked with writer Lisa Rothman make a very good case. (For instance, "The central music of Chekhov’s plays is people talking-talking-talking but never listening.")

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