20 May-1 July 2006. The Abbey Theatre presents Brian Friels adaptation of Ivan Turgenevs dramatic comedy A Month in the Country, directed by Jason Byrne. Set in 19th-century rural Russia, the story revolves around Aleksy, a poor young graduate who is spending a month at the wealthy Islayev familys country estate. Employed as the tutor to the son of the family, Aleksy soon becomes caught up in a series of love triangles involving the beautiful lady of the house, Natalya Petrovna and her ward Vera. First performed in 1872, A Month in the Country was revived several times during Turgenevs lifetime and was playing in St Petersburg on the day of his funeral. Admission 30, 25, 20, 15, concession 12 Mon-Thurs only. Performances Mon-Sat 20.00, Sat matinee 14.30.
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A Month in the Country.
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