Anton Chekhov is not an easy sell for the YouTube generation. The Russian playwright and author specialized in drawn-out tragedy that mirrored real life in his native country around the turn of the 20th century. His plays move slowly, and they include lengthy conversations between characters that, over time, add up to his view of humanity. (You can probably tell it wasn’t a particularly good view.) To pull the playwright into the modern era, avant-garde Russian director Oleg Liptsin turns one of... More >>>