The Nina Variations
written by Steven Dietz
directed by Coleman Ray Clark
May 19 - June 4 / 2017
T. SCHREIBER STUDIO
151 W. 26th Street
In this funny, fierce and heartbreaking homage to THE SEAGULL, Steven Dietz puts Chekhov's star-crossed lovers in a room and doesn't let them out. In forty-three variations on their famous final scene, Nina (a young actress) and Treplev (a young writer), pit their vibrant wit and soaring passions against one another in a fast-paced tour de force of romantic entanglement.
"A perfect little jewel of a play. Dietz's writing is so well crafted…that he manages to bring all of the SEAGULL'S characters to life…though none but two ever appear on stage." —Shepherdstown Chronicle. "…a delightful revelation of a writer at play; and also an odd, haunting, moving theater piece of lingering beauty." —Eastside Journal (Seattle).
"The Bridge Production Group presentation of The Nina Variations is a character study ... an analysis of the human condition, of its selfishness, of its uber reliance in the unknown to bring wonder to the known and the consequences of it." - Manhattan with a Twist; Review - "The Nina Variations" Finds a Way to Break Your Heart 43 Times