“Anton in Show Business,” A Play by Jane Martin opens for UTC

Reporting: Monessa Guilfoil

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Theatre Department opens its Spring Semester with a contemporary tragi-comedy written by Jane Martin for a female cast of 7 who play all the roles of both genders.    Professor Patrick Sweetman directs Anton in Show Business featuring three struggling actresses who are cast in a regional theatre production of Anton Checkov’s well-known play, The Three Sisters.

Here’s a fitting quote from The Three Sisters that also speaks to Martin’s contemporary play, Anton in Show Business:

“What seems to us serious, significant and important will, in future times, be forgotten or won’t seem important at all.”

Listen to the story:


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