Three Sisters review – Inua Ellams transfers Chekhov to Nigeria | Stage

Inua Ellams describes his new play, his first since Barber Shop Chronicles, as “after Chekhov”. He has taken the characters of Three Sisters and relocate them from provincial Russia to Nigeria between 1967 and 1970 during Biafra’s attempted secession. The result is a startlingly vivid account of the civil war and a direct assault on … Read more…