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The Seagull archiveWritten in 1896 this is a comic play of aspiration and failure. On a summer's day in a makeshift theatre by a lake, a bold new play is to be performed. It is the work of a young, would-be playwright, Konstantin, who is searching for a new, more authentic dramatic form. The play stars his beautiful muse and neighbour, Nina. The assembled family audience includes his actress mother, Arkadina, who has just arrived from Moscow with the famous novelist, Trigorin. What happens during, and in the days immediately after, this play's first performance will change not just the course of the summer, but the lives of everyone involved, for ever after. This masterly meditation on love and art is both comic and tragic, and marks the birth of the modern stage.

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Author: Anton Chekhov

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Archive listings for The Seagull (2023)

Work type: Play.

T0366379822

This dark and supernatural retelling of Chekhov's The Seagull looks at fame, power, coercion and who gets to write history when there are no winners.
16 Mar 23 to 18 Mar 23The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), Liverpool :: V02095680176
listing details L02130699339

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