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New production of ‘Uncle Vanya’ to open on Broadway

Featuring a new translation by Tony Award nominee Heidi Schreck, the Chekhov classic will open in 2024.

Heidi Schreck in “What the Constitution Means to Me” (Credit: Joan Marcus)

Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” will receive a new production from Lincoln Center Theater. Previews are scheduled to begin on April 2, 2024, ahead of an official opening night on April 24 at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

“Uncle Vanya” will be directed by Lila Neugebauer and feature a new translation by two-time Tony Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Heidi Schreck.

The production will include scenic design by Tony nominee Mimi Lien, costume design by Kaye Voyce, lighting design by Tony nominee Lap Chi Chu and sound design by Tony winner Mikhail Fiksel and Beth Lake. Charles M. Turner III will serve as stage manager.

Casting for “Uncle Vanya” will be announced at a later date.

Schreck is best known for “What the Constitution Means to Me.” Schreck starred in and wrote the play, earning Tony nominations for her script and performance. Schreck also served as a producer on “Pass Over.”

Neugebauer made her Main Stem directorial debut with “The Waverly Gallery” in 2018. She is slated to direct the Broadway premiere of “Appropriate,” opening on Dec. 18, 2023.

“Uncle Vanya” is being produced by Lincoln Center Theater, led by producing artistic director André Bishop.