By Anton Chekhov
(translation by Frank McGuinness)
Gate Theatre, Dublin, 28th March 1990
...a superb, many-sided Vershinin from Michael Pennington.
-Independent on Sunday
Pennington and Cusack [Sinead] create one of the outstanding relationships in this
-The Sunday Tribune
Michael Pennington also catches just the right element of vanity in Vershinin’s philosophising
and downright impatience...
Michael Pennington, as the vain Vershinin, gives a wonderfully vampiric performance,
drawing sympathy and love from others and only responding with what he ludicrously