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The Seagull

“In all the universe nothing remains permanent and unchanged but the spirit.”
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The Seagull is one of many plays written by Russian Playwright, Anton Chekov. The Seagull is about an aging actress named Irina Arkidana. Irina pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her. Nina, a free and innocent girl on a neighboring estate, falls in love with Boris Trigorin. As Trigorin lightly consumes and rejects Nina, so the actress all her life has consumed and rejected her son, who loves Nina.


Anton Pavlovich Chekhov is a Russian playwright and short-story writer. Anton Chekhov is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. Amongst many of his accomplishments as a playwright include producing four classics plays. His best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics.


Play Date is a monthly online Play Reading Activity By Mississauga Based Theatre Company, Crane Creations Theatre Company. Join us to read a play from around the world, have fun and make new friends. The Seagull is one of the many plays that we read each month during play date. We are Participate in Play Date! Everyone is welcome to join regardless of reading level ability, or acting skills.

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