Reading Series – “The Bear” by Anton Chekhov
- BY: Anton Checkov
- SHOW DATES: Thursday, July 29, 2021
Mendocino Theatre Company’s READING ON THE RADIO series continues on Thursday, July 29th at 7:00 PM with a reading of THE BEAR, a joke in one act by Anton Chekhov. Written in 1888, THE BEAR is one of Chekhov’s many “farce-vaudevilles”…little theatrical “jokes”. It’s fast-paced and lots of fun!
Smirnov (Mark Friedrich) is determined to collect the debt owed by Elena Popova’s late husband; Luka (Bob Cohen) is determined to help Mrs. Popov leave her self-imposed mourning, and Elena (Gina O’Feral) is determined to remain chaste as revenge for her late husband’s philandering.
Will love, life, and seduction win out over stubbornness and self-deception? Will it all end in a duel…or a wedding? Tune in to KZYX on July 29th, at 7 PM to find out! Or stream it online at kzyx.org.