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The Seagull (Crimp)

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  4w, 7m

The Seagull
by Anton Chekhov, in a version by Martin Crimp

This pared-down version of Chekhov's first great play reveals the full force of its comedy and cruelty — whether it's love, sex, incredible fame, or simply a trip into town, each character is denied the thing they most crave.…

The Seagull (Crimp)

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4w, 7m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period

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Summary
This pared-down version of Chekhov's first great play reveals the full force of its comedy and cruelty — whether it's love, sex, incredible fame, or simply a trip into town, each character is denied the thing they most crave.
Cast Attributes
  • Time Period 19th Century
  • Setting A terrace, a corridor, a dining-room

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  • Minimum Fee: £70 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860–1904) was a Russian playwright and author. He is considered to be one of the greatest writers of short fiction in history. His career as a playwright produced four classics, and his best short stories are held in high esteem. Chekhov practiced as a medical ...

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Martin Crimp

Martin Crimp was born in 1956 and began writing for theatre in the 1980s. His plays include: When we have sufficiently tortured each other (2019), Men Asleep (2018), The Rest Will be Familiar To You From Cinema (2013, voted by Germany’s Theater heute best foreign play of the ...

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