Uncle Vanya explores regret at wasted lives and unrequited love. A timeless classic it was ahead of its time in commenting on deforestation and land use and humanity’s effect on environment.
With themes that woud not be out of place in a modern soap like East Enders, Chekhov is full of emotion, and the play was brought vividly to life by Stanislavski – who developed what became known as “method” acting where actors use techniques to help them recall emotions used in portrayal of their characters and their interaction with the others on stage.
Expect laughter and tears as well as frustration and anger as CDS and director Emma Gosling lay bare a play where emotions build and explode from the stage. For more information see here.
Our December seasonal spectacular is back and this time it’s the Swinging Sixties.
Stay tuned … dates are Fri 8th & Sat 9th Dec
- Helping in those areas often develops stage and production skills which are as essential to an actor as imagination and empathy.
Or are you interested in directing or producing? We offer support to those members interested to develop these talents and are always open to working with guest directors from other societies! Please get in touch if you are interested or see our Future Production Planning page.