Full casting has been announced for the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, which begins rehearsals today (11th May).
Celebrated as one of the most important plays of the nineteenth century, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have commissioned a new version by Torben Betts to mark the 120th Anniversary of Chekhov’s original play.
The Seagull opens on 24th June (previews from 19th June) and runs until 11th July 2015. As previously announced Janie Dee will star as Irina Arkadina with Sabrina Bartlett as Nina and Matthew Tennyson as Konstantin.
They will be joined by Tara D’Arquian as Natasha, Lisa Diveney as Masha, Tom Greaves as Yakov, Colin Hoult as Simon Medviedenko, Fraser James as Ilia Shamraev, Lisa Palfrey as Paulina Andreevna, Ian Redford as Peter Sorin, Alex Robertson as Boris Trigorin and Danny Webb as Eugene Dorn.
Directed by Matthew Dunster and with set design by Jon Bausor, The Seagull will have Movement Direction by Charlotte Broom, Lighting Design by Philip Gladwell, Sound Design by Christopher Shutt and casting by Julia Horan and Lotte Hines.
Photo Credit: Hugo Glendinning