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The Seagull (Hampton)

Anton Chekhov, in a new version by Christopher Hampton
Full Length, Drama
8 men, 5 women
Total Cast: 13, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-2345-0

MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: THE SEAGULL is one of the great plays about writing. It superbly captures the struggle for new forms, the frustrations and fulfillments of putting words on a page. Chekhov, in his first major play, stages a vital argument about the theatre that still resonates today.
“Christopher Hampton’s sharp-witted translation is perfect…The finest and most fully involving production of Chekhov that I have ever known.” —The New York Times.

“How thrilling, finally, to have a version of THE SEAGULL that understands why we cherish Anton Chekhov.” —Newsday (NY).