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Hendrix Players Present Pair of Chekhov Plays


CONWAY, Ark. (January 18, 2013) - The Hendrix Players will present Anton Chekhov's The Bear and The Proposal Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium.

Additionally, a video recorded presentation will be offered in Mills B on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. Patrons with questions about physical accessibility should contact Cabe Theatre Box Office at 501-450-1343 or email Hendrix theatre professor Ann Muse at

In The Bear, a creditor falls for a young widow when she challenges him to a duel. In The Proposal, landowners let their pride get the best of them when trying to arrange a marriage proposal.

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), a Russian physician, dramatist, and author, is considered to be among the greatest dramatists and short story writers in history. He practiced medicine throughout most of his literary career, claiming, "Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress."

Admission is free. Limited seating is available on a first come, first served basis. For more information, contact the Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at 501-450-1343.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit