In a room in a house in a provincial town, three sisters wait for their lives to begin. Olga, the eldest. Masha, the middle child. Irina, the youngest.
The clock strikes. A candle is lit. The clock stops. Something catches fire. The clock strikes. They wake up.
Cordelia Lynn's new version of Chekhov's Three Sisters was first performed at the Almeida Theatre, London, in April 2019, in a production directed by Rebecca Frecknall.