The Present

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  • The Present

  • On Broadway

Oscar Winner Cate Blanchett makes her Broadway debut in The Present, an adaptation written by Andrew Upton and based of Chekhov’s Platonov. Blanchett plays the widow Anna Petrovna who stands at the middle of an intriguing web of relationships gone awry, unanswered love and built up regret, even though on the surface it may appear differently

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  • Preview: Dec 17, 2017 Open: Jan 8, 2017
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    CAST:

    Anna Petrovna Cate Blanchett Mikhail Platonov Richard Roxburgh

    CREATIVE STAFF:

    Written by Andrew Upton Director John Crowley
  • SYNOPSIS

    The Present, written by Andrew Upton, features Cate Blanchett who makes her Broadway debut in the adaptation of Chekhov's Platonov. Blanchett, who has won an Oscar and is currently nominated for one in Carol plays a widow by the name of Anna Petrovna. When a group of friends, students, and others arrive to celebrate her birthday, tensions quickly rise as past and current regrets and worries are brought to the surface.
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