THE SEAGULL Star Peter Sarsgaard Interviewed Tonight on 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien'
Peter Sarsgaard, currently starring on Broadway in Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, will be interviewed tonight, Tuesday, October 28 on NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien. In the New York area, Late Night with Conan O'Brien airs on WNBC-TV, Channel 4 at 12:35 AM. Check local listings.
Ben Brantley of The New York Times, hailed THE SEAGULL as "Magnificent. The finest production of Chekhov I have ever known. Peter Sarsgaard is slyly brilliant." Peter Marks of The Washington Post, praised THE SEAGULL as "A mesmerizing evening. Peter Sarsgaard is powerful." Mike Kuchwara of the Associated Press, called the production "A revelation. Peter Sarsgaard is perfect. THE SEAGULL reverberates with greatness."
The Royal Court Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, in a new version by Christopher Hampton and directed by Ian Rickson, is playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street), where it opened on October 2. The production plays a strictly limited engagement through December 21.
Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, written in 1895 and the first of the playwright's masterworks, concerns the romantic entanglements and regrets of a group of actors, writers and artists gathered on a Russian estate. One of the theatre's great plays about writing, THE SEAGULL conveys the struggle for new forms and the frustrations and fulfillment of putting words on a page.
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