Theater brings new light to Chekhov’s classic

Joanna Schellenberg (left), Jenny Ledel and Shannon Kearns. Photo by Katherine Owens

Undermain Theatre presents Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters.” Discover the humor and heartbreak of one of the world’s greatest plays revealed through a lyrical translation by one of the leading voices in contemporary theatre: Macarthur fellow Sarah Ruhl. Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece tells the story of the daughters of a revered commander of a Russian military outpost who yearn to return to their cosmopolitan home. The Prozorov sisters, Olga, Masha and Irina, dream of freedom, sex, romance and Moscow. Opening night is Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at 3200 Main Street, Dallas, 75216. Tickets on sale now at Tickets are available at or by calling 214-747-5515. — Theresa Webster