MARQUEE VALUE: The Seagull at the Walter Kerr Theatre
By Matthew Blank
August 18, 2008
Production: The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov, translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Ian Rickson, starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Peter Sarsgaard, Mackenzie Crook and Zoe Kazan.
Previews: September 16, 2008
Opening: October 1, 2008
Closing: December 21, 2008
Venue: Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 West 48th Street, New York, NY 10036
Kristin Scott Thomas reprises her Olivier Award-winning performance and Peter Sarsgaard makes his Broadway debut in Chekhov's play about the tensions between mothers, sons, lovers, friends, relatives and servants. Famous actress Irina Arkadina is obsessed with a callous lover; dismissive of her frustrated son, her brother and her former lovers; and suspicious of an admiring young woman. The classic drama about unfulfilled desire and regret plays a limited run through Dec. 21.
Photos by Matthew Blank