BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at The Seagull's Opening

Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, in a new version by Christopher Hampton and directed by Ian Rickson, opened last night, October 2nd at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a 'sneak peek' of the upcoming Broadway Beat episode featuring The Seagull's Opening Night festivities.

The Seagull stars Kristin Scott Thomas as Arkadina, Peter Sarsgaard as Trigorin and Mackenzie Crook as Konstantin, with Art Malik as Dorn, Carey Mulligan as Nina, Pearce Quigley as Medvedenko, Peter Wight as Sorin, Zoe Kazan as Masha, Ann Dowd as Polina, Julian Gamble as Shamrayev, Christopher Patrick Nolan as Yakov, Mary Rose as a Housemaid and Mark Montgomery as The Cook. The Seagull is designed by Hildegard Bechtler, with lighting by Peter Mumford, sound byIan Dickinson and music by Stephen Warbeck.

Performances will be Tuesday through Saturday at 8:00 PM, with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2:00 PM and Sunday at 3:00 PM. On Sunday, September 28 and October 5, performances will be at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

Tickets for The Seagull are $110 for Orchestra and Mezzanine, Rows A-F, $77 for Mezzanine Rows G-J, $41 for Balcony and $25 for Student Rush and Standing Room. Additionally, Jujamcyn Theatres offers 12 preferred orchestra aisle locations for $135 each, which may only be purchased in pairs. Tickets are available at Telecharge at 212-239-6200, online at telecharge.com and at the Walter Kerr Theatre box office.

Broadway Beat, the popular weekly television program for and about the theatre world, right here on the web site. Broadway Beat is the premier, award-winning half hour television program covering theatre, music and performers. Each week, the show's popular and knowledgeable host, Richard Ridge, takes you behind-the-scenes for a look at the very best of New York Theatre - on Broadway, and beyond. The show always features beautiful footage shot by video veteran Bradshaw Smith. Now, in its 19th year, Broadway Beat takes you from the rehearsal studios to opening nights, including in-depth interviews with Tony Award winning stars and directors. Broadway Beat is your front row seat to all the music, all the magic, and all of the magnificent drama that is Broadway.

Edited by Craig Brockman





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