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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anton Chekhov Narrator: Mr. Joe Bevilacqua, Cathi Tully, Bob Miller, William Duff-Griffin Publisher: Waterlogg Productions Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Bear, the classic one-act play by Anton Chekhov, produced, directed, and adapted by Joe Bevilacqua.

Written in 1900, The Bear is one of the great works of Anton Chekhov, about the strange beginnings of love between the recently widowed Mrs. Popov and Grigory Stepanovich Smirnov. In Russian the word for bear which has two meanings: an animal or a rather rude, clumsy, awkward man. The play is alternately titled The Boor.

The fine cast includes Cathi Tully, Bob Miller, and William Duff-Griffin.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Doug | 3/23/2011

    " I just read "The bear". It was funny and unexpected compared to what I have read by Chekhov previously. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Chad | 2/1/2011

    " A great, modern, American translation of Chekov. Loved his translation of Seagull, currently working on Uncle Vanya. Keeps the heart of Chekov alive while making the text more accessible than many of the dry, melancholy, British translations. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Sherry | 1/13/2011

    " I read The Seagull from this book. Supposedly this is a wonderful translation, and has great notes in the back to help understanding. I look forward to reading the other plays in this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Teresa | 12/11/2010

    " Best Translation into English of Chekhov EVER "

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