Scandal's Kate Burton in Chekhov's The Seagull
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In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama set in the Bronx in 1964, Sister Aloysius, the principal of a Catholic school in the borough, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects that young newcomer Father Flynn has sexually abused the school's only black student. As she wrestles with her doubts, she questions an idealistic young nun and the mother of the alleged victim, perhaps changing them forever. The 2008 film adaptation, starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Viola Davis and Philip Seymour Hoffman, earned Oscar nominations for all four actors. This gripping drama about suspicion, scandal and the elusiveness of moral certainty stars Karen MacDonald. Learn More
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Featured review from AnneSimone
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i went alone. The seat in row D of the mezzanine was a good one. The play is well acted and beautifully designed. I liked it a lot, but the theme of people being stuck in their character, and in love with people who don't love them, is very Chekhovian and becomes somewhat depressing (for me) . But really well done for Chekhov lovers.
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A disappointing production. Strangely directed and/or miscast--Konstantin and Nina IMHO lacked the innate fragility of the characters without which the play has little depth; Trigorin didn't convey a certain type of self-knowing, mocking...continued
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See Artistic Director Peter DuBois discuss The Seagull on YouTube.