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Arts & Entertainment - August 4, 2017

Chekhov's farcical feast

With 'The Many Faces of Farce,' Stanford Repertory Theater poses serious questions about funny business

by Gennady Sheyner

When Anton Chekhov's play "The Anniversary" opens, we are confronted with Kusma Khirin, a bitter bookkeeper at a corrupt bank, kvetching about the infinite injustices of life.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be e-mailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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