The Sea Gull (Chayka) / Edition 1

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Overview

The Sea Gull, the third collaboration of translators Nicholas Saunders and Frank Dwyer, had it premier at the San Jose Repertory Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Tomothy Near, in the spring of 1994, just as their first collaboration, Chekhov's early romantic comedy, The Wood Demon (also available from Smith and Kraus) was having its premiere at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Mr. Dwyer, Literary Manager of the Taper, directed members of the Antaeus Company in the highly-acclaimed production. The second Saunders-Dwyer translation, Mikhail Bulgakov's Zoya's Apartment, commissioned by Circle in the Square and produced in the 1989-1990 Broadway season, has been published by Samuel French. Their current project is a new translation of Maxim Gorky's Summer Friends.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781880399538
  • Publisher: Smith & Kraus, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Series: Great Translations for Actors Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 93
  • Product dimensions: 5.39 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.34 (d)

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    Posted January 31, 2014

    Fireblaze

    He pads in

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    Go to inertia second result, our new den.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 5, 2012

    Moonheart

    Gotta go till tomorrow. Cya.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2012

    Moonheart

    What? I perfectly innocent. Really!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2001

    A Powerful Work

    I had to read this for a theater program camp, but I must get across that you mustn't judge this play by the title. I was immediately grabbed by the opening scene, and I was drawn into the psychological states of the major characters. It is classified as a comedy, although I heartily disagree - I thought it was more of a melodrama. Overall, I loved Chekhov's use of the the seagull as a symbol for the overall message of the story, which is somewhat dark and sad. I hate sad stories, but this one is definetely an exception! Reccomended for any actor-to-be, or just for fun!

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