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The Bear / Lady with a Lap Dog ()

Produced by

Another Theatre Company

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwright: Anton Chekhov
Adapter: Lisa Hamalainen
Director: Ellen Hurley


The George Ignatieff Theatre


July 6th, 2012 – July 15th, 2012


A Chekhov double bill, bringing these two Russian classics to the stage with young, contemporary and fresh new translations. Utilizing the exciting elements of improvisational music and the magic of theatre, we highlight and evoke the romantic substance and poetic quality of Chekhov’s original texts from the late 1890’s (


John Fray Performer
Lisa Hamalainen Performer
James Pettitt Performer
Jaime Polatynski Performer

Creative Team

Anton Chekhov Playwright
Lisa Hamalainen Adaptor / Translator
Ellen Hurley Director


Steve Ward Live Music