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5379674The Seagull - Young Chekhov
DateSaturday 23rd July 2016- Ongoing
DescriptionWritten in 1896 this is a comic play of aspiration and failure. On a summer's day in a makeshift theatre by a lake, a bold new play is to be performed. It is the work of a young, would-be playwright, Konstantin, who is searching for a new, more authentic dramatic form. The play stars his beautiful muse and neighbour, Nina. The assembled family audience includes his actress mother, Arkadina, who has just arrived from Moscow with the famous novelist, Trigorin. What happens during, and in the days immediately after, this play's first performance will change not just the course of the summer, but the lives of everyone involved, for ever after. This masterly meditation on love and art is both comic and tragic, and marks the birth of the modern stage. Part of the Young Chekhov season
LocationNational Theatre Olivier

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National Theatre Olivier
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South Bank
London
SE1 9PX
Telephone No.Box Office: +44 (0)20 7452 3000
Group Bookings: +44 (0)20 7452 3010
ParkingUnderground parking nearby at a cost of 2.80 after 5pm and 3.90 if attending a daytime ticketed event (only valid 10.00am-6.00pm. The car park ticket must be stamped at the Lyttleton information desk, and presented on leaving the car park).
Spaces reserved for disabled customers near lifts.
Opening timesOpening Hours 9.30am to 8.00pm Monday to Saturday.
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