In this famous one act comedy, the
sorrowful and lonely widow Mrs. Popov meets the aggressive and angry Smirnov,
who shows up at her house to demand money owed by her late husband. Despite
this unlikely beginning, the two manage somehow to fall in love.
Written in 1888, The Bear is
one of Anton Chekhov’s greatest works. The play is alternately titled The
Boor. Download and start listening now!