In 1999-2001, Theatre Smith-Gilmour’s Chekhov’s Shorts played to sold-out audiences, with rave reviews at the Factory Theatre in Toronto. Based on a selection of short stories by Anton Chekhov and adapted by Dean Gilmour and Michele Smith with the company, this first installment of the Chekhov Cycle also toured successfully to Vancouver, Edmonton, Hong Kong, Dartmouth and Montreal. The show has won three Dora Mavor Moore Awards: Outstanding Actor, Outstanding Director, and Outstanding Production.
What the critics said about Chekhov’s Shorts:
“****! A perfect gem! 24 karat charmer…a marvel” – Toronto Star
“Astonishing…one of the best shows of the year” – NOW Magazine
“****! Comic magic!” – Globe & Mail
“A theatrical voyage to remember!” – Toronto Sun
“True to the gentle and ruthless Chekhov!” – National Post