Bringing two iconic playwrights together

Anton Chekhov was a Russian Anton Chekhov was a Russian playwright and short story author writing in the late 1800s, known for works like "Uncle Vanya" that deal with topics like change and progress. Neil Simon was an American playwright who wrote mostly during the last half of the 1900s, and is known for comedic plays like "The Odd Couple." So when Simon decided to write a play based on the works of Chekhov, an interesting combination was created in "The Good Doctor."

"It has a lot of elements of Neil Simon's writing, but it's Chekhovian as well," Stephen Cramer explained of the play, saying...

 

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