From the Diary of a Violent-Tempered Man — A Short Story by Anton Chekhov — Dramatic Reading

From the Diary of a Violent-Tempered Man
By Anton Chekhov

Translated by Constance Garnett

Presented by The Online Stage

A dramatic presentation of a short story by Anton Chekhov from the collection 'The Schoolmaster and Other Stories.'

A man determined to complete a written assignment is side-tracked into taking a walk with a young lady, whose name he is not certain of by any means. Far from completing his assignment, he somehow ends up engaged to be married to the young lady instead.

Nikolay Andreitch — Rob Goll
Mashenka — Amanda Friday
Mashenka's Mamma — Elizabeth Klett
Nikolay's Mamma — Trisha Rose
Young Lady — Leanne Yau

Audio edited by Rob Goll

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