The Seagull

A Comedy in 4 Acts 

by Anton Chekhov

National Asian American Theatre Company 

Theatre for the New City

New York, NY USA

September 2009

direction: Gia Forakis

scenic: Lee Savage

costume: Alixandra Gage Englund

lighting: Stephen Petrilli

sound/composition: Robert Murphy

projection: S. Katy Tucker

photography: Bill Steele

 

NYTimes Review:

Chekhov’s Bird Flies With a Sense of Humor

by Andy Webster

Chekhov’s “Seagull” is given a splash of cool absurdism in the National Asian American Theater Company’s new version, and it’s bracing. What can sometimes be presented as a glum panorama of bourgeois delusion and tragedy (Chekhov insisted, as this troupe does, that the play is a comedy) is here a lively production punctuated by touches of vaudeville and the grotesque. Read More