PHOTO CALL: A Seagull Lands Off-Broadway

News   PHOTO CALL: A Seagull Lands Off-Broadway Classic Stage Company currently presents Anton Chekhov's The Seagull starring Dianne Wiest and Alan Cumming.

Viacheslav Dolgachev directs the production, which began previews Feb. 20 and will officially open March 13. The cast also features Bill Christ, Kelli Garner, Ryan Homchick, John Christopher Jones, Greg Keller, Marjan Neshat, Ryan O'Nan, Annette O'Toole and David Rasche.

According to CSC notes: "Written in 1896, The Seagull is widely regarded as Chekhov's first masterpiece, subtly dissecting the affairs of the heart and the demands of a life in the arts, while balancing the comic, the lyric and the tragic in a manner that has become the hallmark of his work."

Here's a glimpse at the production:

Alan Cumming Bill Christ and Annette O'Toole
Alan Cumming and Dianne Wiest amid cast members
Ryan O'Nan and Kelli Garner Dianne Wiest and Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming and Marjan Nesbat
David Rasche and John Christopher Jones Alan Cumming

All photos by Joan Marcus.