Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Repertory Company presents Anton Chekhov's classic tragicomedy The Seagull in a contemporary translation by Anya Reiss.
Directed by Jeanie Kanaley, the play is performed by ten actors between the ages of 14 and 20, with set design by Daniel Nischan, lighting design by Jon-Paul LaRocco, costume design by Nicki Laporte, properties design by Pam Lang and sound design buy Mick Bolduc.
The modern adaptation brings this tragicomic masterpiece to life for contemporary audiences, reflecting on what it is to be human and entrapped in a society that is infatuated with celebrity over authenticity. The Seagull also explores the conflicts of the New Generation vs. the Establishment, innocent love contrasted with unrequited love, and young people struggling with depression and insecurity.
The production contains mature subject matter and is recommended for teenagers and adults.
Performances are November 14 ? 16 and 22-23 at 7:30 pm at Oddfellows Playhouse, 128 Washington Street in Middletown.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for kids. Thursday, November 14 is a "Pay-What-You-Can" Preview. For tickets, for more information, go to www.oddfellows.org or call (860) 347-6143.