The Seagull: An Insiders' Account of the Groundbreaking Moscow Production (Hardcover)

The Seagull: An Insiders' Account of the Groundbreaking Moscow Production By Anatoly Efros, James Thomas (Translator), James Thomas (Editor) Cover Image

The Seagull: An Insiders' Account of the Groundbreaking Moscow Production (Hardcover)

By Anatoly Efros, James Thomas (Translator), James Thomas (Editor)

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This book is an insiders' account of the groundbreaking Moscow production of Chekhov's The Seagull directed by Anatoly Efros in 1966, which heralded a paradigm shift in the interpretation and staging of Chekhov's plays. It is a unique glimpse behind the curtain of the laboratory of new Russian theatre in the twentieth century. Efros' articles about Chekhov and The Seagull, his diaries, interviews and conversations, and most importantly the original rehearsal records combine to form an in-depth account of of the director and his working process. This is an essential book for anyone with an interest in Chekhov and the history of modern Russian theatre.

James Thomas is Professor of Theater at Wayne State University.
Product Details ISBN: 9780815374510
ISBN-10: 0815374518
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 27th, 2018
Pages: 214
Language: English