The Seagull

By Anton Chekhov

Upcoming dates

  • Thursday | 05/09/2024 | 19:30
    Subtitles: Russian and Hebrew

"How nervous everyone is! And how much love..."

A play by Anton Chekhov

Translated to Hebrew by Roy Chen

Directed by Yair Sherman

 

 

"How nervous everyone is! And how much love..."

 

A famous actress, a young actress, a fashionable novelist, a controversial playwright, a prosaic teacher, and one who is always in black, meet in a country house and philosophize about art, boredom, and the meaning of life.

All, of course, are in love with those who do not reciprocate.

Passion, revenge, romantic impulses and adultery, dreams of glory and the desire for self-destruction - The Seagull, written in1895 has never been so modern.

 

"Comedy, four female roles, six male roles, four acts, landscape (view of a lake); much talk of literature, little action, five pounds of love" (from A. P. Chekhov's letter to A. S. Suvorin, October 21, 1895).

 


Stage design: Eran Atzmon
Costumes: Maor Zabar
Light: Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
Original music: Efrat Ben-Tzur
Sound: Michael Vaisburd
Assistant director: Nitzan Noiman

 

Arkadina, an actress: Efrat Ben-Tzur
Kostya, her son: Shlomi Bertonov
Sorin, her brother: Alexander Senderovich
Nina, a young woman: Joy Rieger
Shamrayev, the manager of Sorin`s estate: Doron Tavori
Polina, his wife: Svetlana Demidov
Masha, his daughter: Tali Osadchi
Trigorin, an author: Miki Leon
Dorn, a doctor: Israel (Sasha) Demidov
Medvedenko, a schoolmaster: Eli Menashe
Yakov, a workman: Paulo E. Moura

 

 

First performance: 9.11.2021

Duration - 2 hours 40 minutes with intermission.

Image Photo: Michal Chelbin

16+

Includes nudity

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