From: Thursday, 11th April 2013
To: Saturday, 20 April 2013
Search for tickets
Use the link below to search for The Seagull tickets on your desired date.
We're sorry, it seems that we do not currently sell tickets for this show. Please go directly to the box office.
Written in 1896 this is a comic play of aspiration and failure. Nina aspires to be an actress, Kostya a writer. Madame Arkadina and Trigorin are already these things. Can the young people's dreams come true or will they sour when confronted with the adult world?
David Jobson - 16 April 2013
Under the direction of award winning Blanche McIntyre, this modern update of Anton Chekovís The Seagull is fascinating to watch.
Adapted by John Donnelly, this production still retains the melancholic atmosphere of the play as it follows the conflicts between four different artists who desire love and admiration.
In addition the production has a firm cast. Abigail Cruttenden does not display much grandeur as Arkadina, but she plays the overbearing and vain actress well. Alexander Cobb shines as a tortured and sour Konstantin who longs for his motherís acceptance. A highlight of the play comes during their ironic argument in the third scene, as they insult each otherís artistic integrity amidst oohs from the audience. Pearl Chanda meanwhile is an innocent and passionate Nina, but by the end she gives a touching and dignified performance.
Gyuri Sarossy produces a reclusive and contented Boris, but by the third scene Arkadinaís hold on him is clearly s...
Latest User Review
No reviews yet
David Beames (Dorn)
Pearl Chanda (Nina)
alexander Cobb (Konstantin)
Abigail Cruttenden (Arkadina)
Catherine Cusack (Polina)
Rudi Dharmalingam (Medvedenko)
Eddie Eyre (Yakov)
John Elkington (Shamrayev)
Colin Haigh (Sorin)
Jenny Rainsford (Masha)
Gyuri Sarossy (Trigorin)