By Anton Chekhov
Translation by Paul Schmidt
Directed by Lane Savadove
This Symbolist production set around a real pool of water won EgoPo its first Barrymore
Mystical, beautiful, and heartbreaking, this theater classic by one of our world's greatest playwrights is a moving portrait of the human yearning for connection. Arrive lakeside, drink in hand, a guest of our young writer/director, Konstantin Gavrilovich Treplev, as he attempts to invent a new form of theater for our private audience. EgoPo Artistic Director, Lane Savadove transports you to a summer evening party in this Symbolist approach to Chekhov's iconic play.
Winner of the 2017 Barrymore Awards for "Outstanding Overall Production of a Play" and "Outstanding Scenic Design."
Featuring: Andrew Carroll, Aaron Cromie, Dane Eissler, Stephanie Iozzia, Melanie Julian, Mark Knight, Eric Kramer, Kirsten Quinn, Ed Swidey, Anna Zaida Szapiro, Nick Ware, and Alex Stawski.
Director: Lane Savadove
Scenic & Lighting Design: Thom Weaver
Costume Design: Rita Squitiere
Sound Design: Lucas Fendley
Props Design: Emily Schuman
Stage Management: Lauren Ackermann
Assistant Director: Katie Kiessling
Assistant Stage Managers: Nick Ware and Alex Stawski
Sponsored by Dr. Joel and Bobbie Porter
"An excellent introduction to Chekhov for the uninitiated, and a refreshing approach for experienced, and perhaps jaded, theatergoers." -Broad Street Review
"Savadove’s ambitious production, filled with strong performances and remarkable design, makes this a 'Seagull' to remember." -DC Metro Theater Arts