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The Seagull

The Seagull

by Anton Chekhov

Adapted and Directed by Craig Johnson


Set in the Russian countryside, this play explores the complicated relationships in a group of artists as artistic passion, dreams of greatness, and languishing talent become tangled into their romantic affairs. This new adaptation captures all the humor and pathos of Chekhov’s classic play with a fresh tone for contemporary audiences.


Runs weekends January 12 to February 4 with a Monday Pay-What-You-Can on January 22.


Rehearsals begin on December 4, They will be scheduled 5-6 days a week. Weekdays 6-10pm; Saturdays, 1-5pm. Whenever possible Actors will be scheduled on an as needed basis.  


November 6 & 7, 7-9pm. With callbacks as needed on November 8.


All auditions will be readings from the script.

Please note that, currently, all roles at Theatre in the Round are volunteer; however, all actors will be provided a new professional headshot, with rights to use digitally or print. We understand and respect that not everyone is able to committ to a show for no payment.


Except as noted, roles are open to actors of all identities – racial, ethnic, sexual, gender – and no roles assume the presence or absence of disability.

Irina Arkadina, an actor, 43

Konstantin, her son, 23

Petra, her sister, 50s

Nina, a young woman, about 20

Shamrayev, the manager of the estate, 40s-50s

Paulina, his wife, 40s-50s

Masha, their daughter, 21

Boris Trigorin, an author, about 30

Dr. Dorn, 40s-50s

Medvedenko, a teacher, late 20s