|The Seagull|

Comedy infour acts

Opening night: July 9, 1980
Running time: 3 h, with one intermission
Ticket price range: 2502000 rub.
The staging ofthe most famous Chekhov's play. From “Seagull” Moscow Art Theatre begun it's existence. And in1980Oleg Efremov presented itinastyle ofRussian Thearte School with traditionally deep and exact perusal ofthe text.
Renewed in2001performance didn't lose Efremov's depth, but found the second breath owing toactors. Young masters ofastage intheir own way read through immortal images of“Seagull”, keeping the figure ofroles given bydirector and the general atmosphere ofthe statement. Performance begun tobreathe intoday's rhythm owing tooutstanding actor's works which deserve the most rapt attention ofpublic.
Staging and direction
Oleg Efremov
Set designer
Valery Levental
Lighting designer
Efim Udler, Igor Efimov
Assistant director
Olga Roslyakova
Characters & Cast
Irina Nikolaevna Arkadina
Trepleva (husband's name), actress
Irina Miroshnichenko, Irina Apeksimova, Evgeniya Dobrovol'skaya
Konstantin Gavrilovich Treplev
her son, young man
Yury Chursin, Yevgeny Mironov
Petr Nikolaevich Sorin
her brother
Vladlen Davydov, Viacheslav Nevinny, Sergey Sosnovsky
Nina Mikhailovna Zarechnaya
young lady, the dauther of a rich landowner
Marina Salakova, Anastasia Skorik
Iliya Afanasievich Shamraev
retired lieutenant, Sorin's steward
Vladimir Krasnov
Boris Alekseevich Trigorin
fiction writer
Mikhail Khomyakov, Anatoly Beliy
Evgenii Sergeevich Dorn
doctor
Boris Plotnikov
Semen Semenovich Medvedenko
teacher
Eduard Chekmazov, Oleg Topolyanskiy
Yakov
labourer
Nikita Panfilov, Grigory Rizhikov