In this famous one act comedy, the sorrowful and lonely widow Mrs. Popov meets the aggressive and angry Smirnov, who shows up at her house to demand money owed by her late husband. Despite this unlikely beginning, the two manage somehow to fall in love.
Written in 1900, The Bear is one of Anton Chekhov’s greatest works. The play is alternately titled The Boor.
About the Author - Anton Chekhov
Anton Chekhov was the author of hundreds of short stories and several plays and is regarded by many as both the greatest Russian storyteller and the father of modern drama.