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Review: Chekhov’s First Play

This review was originally written for The Public Reviews. Platonov is the title most frequently given to Chekhov’s first play, based on the name of the central character, which Chekov began to write at the age of 18. Generally accepted as being unstageable due to its large cast and running time (5 hours in its unadapted form) it is rarely…