PHOTO CALL: New Seagull Opens Off-Broadway

News   PHOTO CALL: New Seagull Opens Off-Broadway Dianne Wiest and Alan Cumming along with the cast and crew of the Classic Stage Company revival of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull celebrated their opening night March 13.

Viacheslav Dolgachev directed the production that 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 are some shots from the festivities at New York City's Pangea Restaurant:

Alan Cumming Dianne Wiest
Annette O'Toole David Rasche
Kelli Garner Ryan O'Nan
Marjan Neshat Bill Christ
John Christopher Jones Ryan Homchick
Viacheslav Dolgachev Parker Posey
Kate Mulgrew Mandy Patinkin

All photos by Aubrey Reuben.