"People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about." -- Anton Checkov

Theatre Tracey-Ann Obermann on relocation Checkov's Three Sisters to Hope Street, Liverpool: "More than anyone, Chekhov and Woody Allen understand that humour is a highly sophisticated defence mechanism (check out the similarities between Zelig and Dr Chebutykin in Three Sisters)."


  1. Hm. Maybe my sense of humour would improve if only I could steal more time to myself??

    Nice quote, btw!

  2. Thanks Amy. Did you get my email?