Seagull

Cast: 6f 7m

Staging: various exterior and interior settings

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848422100Publication Date:
9 Jun 2011
Size: 196mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Arcola Theatre, London, 2011

Seagull

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Charlotte Pyke, John Kerr and Joseph Blatchley

Paperback £9.99£7.99

A striking version of Chekhov's classic play, by Charlotte Pyke, John Kerr and Joseph Blatchley, restoring to the play the cuts demanded by the Russian censor in 1896.

In nineteenth-century rural Russia, an anxious young writer prepares the first performance of his new play for the two women in his life. The consequences are devastating, with everybody in love with the wrong person, and death hovering close by.

Through both comedy and tragedy, Seagull explores lives that are precariously balanced between love and indifference, success and failure, hope and despair.

This version of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull was first performed at the Arcola Theatre, London, in 2011.

Press Quotes

'Absorbingly vibrant - a Seagull that soars'

The Times

'Wonderfully nimble... the play feels fresh and vital... full of warmth and wit'

Stage

'New translation brings an immediacy and a vibrancy to the play that does it a world of good'

Whatsonstage.com

Cast: 6f 7m

Staging:various exterior and interior settings

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848422100Publication Date:
9 Jun 2011
Size: 196mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Ivanov
Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov: Shorts
Uncle Vanya
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)
The Cherry Orchard
The Cherry Orchard
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
A Tragic Figure
The Bear
Uncle Vanya
The Wedding
Three Sisters
Swansong
The Proposal
Chekhov on Theatre
On the Evils of Tobacco
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Three Sisters (National Theatre version)
The Seagull
Three Sisters
Chekhov: Four Plays

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
Chekhov's early tragedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.
A funny, vibrant and moving version of Chekhov's Three Sisters, set amongst the Jewish community in wartime...
Nicholas Wright's version of Chekhov's masterpiece, in which four young people are left stranded in a provincial back...