Vanya
Film
National Theatre Live

Vanya

March 01, 2024

This event occurred as part of the 23/24 Art On Screen season. This is an archived view.

Andrew Scott ('Fleabag', 'Sherlock') delivers a stunning performance in this one-man retelling of Chekhov's classic black comedy 'Uncle Vanya'.

23/24 Art On Screen

Vanya: Official Trailer - In Cinemas 22 February | National Theatre Live

 

Most of us will live unfulfilled lives: This brutal and eternal truth has accounted for the enduring appeal of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya since it was first staged by Konstantin Stanislavski in Moscow in 1899. An ambitious new adaptation of this bleakly funny play looks to tease out its essence by stripping it down to its barest elements. Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) gives a superhuman turn by playing all eight roles. Hopes, dreams and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions. Comedic and tragic, Chekhov's examination of our shared humanity was filmed live during its sold-out West End run.

Runtime 1h40m

More Art on Screen

More Art on Screen

American Fiction
Hop Film Now

Not to be missed, our Hop Film Events this spring take us behind the scenes and offer us sneak peeks, with exciting guests including actor Sharon Washington '81 and HBO showrunner Steve Warren '82.

Learn More

Contact Us

Visiting Information

Black Family Visual Arts Center
22 Lebanon Street
Hanover, NH

Directions to Venue