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The 9th Annual Chekhov Variety Show with Mai Khoi

April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019
8:00 pm

City Winery New York City
155 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013

“Heroes are as necessary as the sun.”

— Anton Chekhov

This year, ARC is co-presenting the Chekhov Variety Show, NYC’s longest-running annual celebration of Anton Chekhov’s birthday. This year’s event celebrates artist-heroes like Chekhov (one of history’s most effective prison reform advocates) and features a performance by human rights defender and musician Mai Khoi.

Valorie Curry (The Tick) and Sam Underwood (Fear the Walking Dead) lead a troupe of Chekhov-loving performers in a night of comic readings of Chekhov’s early funny stuff and “Why We’re Miserable According to Chekhov” by Chekhov superfan and host Laura Strausfeld. Musical guests include Chapman/Sirna-Frest’s “Chekhovian Song Cycle,” New York City’s favorite Chekhov rock band, Mai Khoi and more!

The event is sponsored by Columbia University's Harriman Institute and co-presented with Yaddo and the International Free Expression Project.

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