Uncle Vanya at Space 55 in Phoenix Full of Memories, Metaphor, Malaise

The setup: Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya takes guts to produce and mad brains and talent to produce tolerably. Don't go to that link and read it; besides its morose nature, it's full of those Russians with multiple nicknames and pretty hard to follow on the page (frustration bonus!).

It's two hours of bitching and moaning from people who are so non-self-actualizing, you just want to slap them. I can't think of a local company any better equipped to meet the challenge than Space 55, so we've gotten lucky, but for only two more nights.

See also: - Australia at Space 55: Finally, Someone's Thinking of the Children - Ten Chimneys' Tale of Broadway Royalty Charms and Challenges - Curtains: Last Chance Tonight to See And What She Found There from ASU Tempe Grad Cohort Interrobang

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Julie has written for the Night & Day events calendar section since 2005. As a student at Arizona State, she received the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Creative Writing Award and the Theatre Medallion of Merit.
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