Today: Michelle Smith Performing Arts 08:30AM - 11:00PM

Chekhov's The Seagull - Wednesday, March 2nd through Saturday, March 5th, 2011

The Seagull by Anton Chekhov in a version by Christopher Hampton directed by Walter Dallas

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 7:30 pm Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 7:30 pm Friday, March 4, 2011 - 8:00 pm Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm Ina and Jack Kay Theatre

One of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's four great plays,The Seagull is a character study that examines the inner worlds of four very different people. This intriguing work has been variously interpreted as a satire, a comedy, and a tragedy with comic elements. Directed by Senior Artist-in-Residence of the UM School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies Professor Walter Dallas, this production features a new version of Chekhov's play by Christopher Hampton. Explore The Seagull in detail, read analysis and literary criticism of this and other Chekhov works, and view films based on this and other plays in the UM libraries:

  Editions of Chekhov's The Seagull

  Analysis and literary criticism

  Film - From an updated version of Three Sisters entitled Three Sistahs and set at the peak of the civil rights/anti-war turmoil of 1969, to Dame Judi Dench in The Cherry Orchard, to John Cleese in Romance with a Double Bass, Chekhov's works have been interpreted a variety of ways in a myriad of contexts.

  Music inspired by The Seagull and other Chekhov writings