Seagull

by Anton Chekhov
translation by Paul Schmidt

February 1-February 19

Mystical, beautiful, and heartbreaking, this theater classic is a moving portrait of the human yearning for connection. Arrive lakeside, drink in hand, a guest of our young writer/director 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.

Sponsored by
Dr. Joel and Bobbie Porter

All performances take place at the Latvian Society Theater - 531 N. 7th St., Philadelphia 

About the Playwright: Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860, in Taganrog, Russia. Through stories such as "The Steppe" and "The Lady with the Dog," and plays such asThe Seagull and Uncle Vanya, the prolific writer emphasized the depths of human nature, the hidden significance of everyday events and the fine line between comedy and tragedy. Chekhov died of tuberculosis on July 15, 1904, in Badenweiler, Germany.

Jessica Murphy on Biography.com

CAST

Konstantin................Andrew Carroll
Nina....................Anna Zaida Szapiro
Trigorin...........................Ed Swidey*
Arkadina..................Melanie Julian*
Masha......................Stephanie Iozzia

Medvedenko..................Dane Eissler
Sorin..........................Aaron Cromie*
Paulina........................Kirsten Quinn
Shamrayev.....................Mark Knight
Dorn.............................Eric Kramer*
Yakov.................................Nick Ware

*Actors appearing with permission of Actors' Equity Association

Tickets

Wed-Thurs.....................................$25

Fri-Sun...........................................$32

Opening Night 2/3.........................$35

Student/Industry...........................$12

(standard ticketing fees apply)

The Latvian Society is not fully handicap accessible. Please contact EgoPo with any assistance needs.

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