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By Al Stover
Staff Reporter 

Albertsen channels Chekov for senior project

 

Al Stover

Nadja Senn (left) portraying Helena Ivanovna Popov listens as Aaron Johnson (right), who plays Grigori Steponovich Smirov, tries to tell her about his sudden feelings for her during a scene from Anton Chekov's "The Boor." Medical Lake high school student Kyla Albertsen put together a version of the play for her senior project.

Medical Lake High School student Kyla Albertsen got a chance to show audiences her passion for theater as she presented "The Boor," as her senior project.

"The Boor" is a one-act comedy play from Russian author Anton Chekov. The story revolves around the recently widowed Helena Ivanovna Popov, who is still mourning the loss of her husband, and Grigori Steponovich Smirnov, who claims that Popov's spouse owes him money. What begins as hostility between the two, turns into romance.

Audiences laughed as Popov and Smirnov, portrayed by Nadja Senn and Aaron Johnson, respectively, got into heate...



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