Playwright Dan Rebellato: Chekhov in Hell
9th November 2010
INTERVIEW: DAN REBELLATO
The playwright and academic talks to Aleks Sierz about his latest successful play, Chekhov in Hell (Drum Theatre, Plymouth), which sees the Russian playwright come awake, after a 100-year coma, in 21st-century Britain.
I was asking, ‘What would Chekhov’s characteristic gaze be on the contemporary? How would he see the world today?’