An off-kilter, tragicomic blend of 19th-century social realism and contemporary neuroscience based on Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters.
Peculiar, hypnotic and unexpectedly moving… [a] wonderful production… [that] glimmers with a quirky fascination.
A startling, poignant amalgam of Russian tragicomedy and contemporary brain science where a lonely, mildly-autistic botanist conjures up a parade of unsettling and comic recollections in an attempt to shape his fractured memories into a comforting fiction. Chekhov Lizardbrain asked vital questions about basic human experiences. How do we tame our often-unruly drives and impulses? How do we make a coherent picture out of our perceptions, when our minds tend toward chaos and entropy? Is art a viable way of assembling our world into a comprehensible framework, or does it merely externalize the roiling mess within?