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First flight of the Seagull

Today in Literature informs us that it was this day in 1896 that saw the premiere of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull in St. Petersburg. The opening bombed, in a large part because the audience came expecting a conventional farce rather than the type of wordy drama that Chekhov has become famous for. Although driven backstage […]

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19th international theater festival

A Hungarian production of Vladimir Sorokin’s Ice, Romeo and Juliet in the housing projects and Orestes in the modern age are just some of what is on offer at the 19th International Festival Theatre in Plzeň. For an article on the festival continue reading … Photo from a production of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” by Kladno’s […]

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