‘I Am a Seagull’ Highlights Starry, but Little-Known Annual Production of Chekhov Plays
There’s an immersive production of a Chekhov play that happens every year with a cast that’s included a Tony winner, a Pulitzer winner and familiar faces from TV.
But you’ve probably never heard of it.That’s because the Lake Lucille Chekhov Project, launched in Rockland County, N.Y., in 2003, plays just one public performance annually, to an invited audience of a few hundred people, many of whom are Rockland locals.
But a new film, “I Am a Seagull,” which just premiered at Cuny’s Martin E.
Segal Theatre Center, gives everyone else a glimpse of a recent Lake Lucille staging of “The Seagull” that starred Tony winner Gabriel Ebert (“Matilda”), Pulitzer-winning playwright Annie Baker (“The Flick”) and Off Broadway favorite Deirdre O’Connell, as well as T.R.
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