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Author Ėfros, Anatoliĭ, 1935-1987, author

Title The seagull : an insiders' account of the groundbreaking Moscow production / translated and edited by James Thomas ; with a foreword by Anatoly Smeliansky
Published London : Routledge, 2018
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Contents Foreword: How the New Chekhov Began -- Anton Chekhov's The Seagull on the Russian Stage. Introduction: Slaughtering Sacred Seagulls: Anatoly Efros's Production of The Seagull at the Lenkom in 1966 -- What Kind of Play is The Seagull? -- The Seagull is Very Difficult to Produce -- Efros's Preliminary Thoughts on The Seagull -- Rehearsal Records of Anatoly Efros's Production of The Seagull at the Lenkom Theatre, 1965-1966 -- About the Transcripts -- Cast list -- Epilogue -- How Quickly Time Passes!
Summary 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
Notes Consists of director Efros' articles about Chekhov and The Seagull, his diaries, interviews and conversations, and the original rehearsal records
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Dramatic production
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Stage history -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Chaĭka
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.
Chaĭka (Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich)
Theater -- Production and direction -- History -- 20th century
Theater -- Production and direction -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow
LITERARY CRITICISM / Russian & Former Soviet Union.
Theater -- Production and direction.
Theater.
Russia (Federation) -- Moscow.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Smeli︠a︡nskiĭ, A. M. (Anatoliĭ M.), author of foreword
Thomas, James, 1943- translator, editor
ISBN 1351241982
1351241990 (electronic bk.)
1351242008
1351242016 (electronic bk.)
9781351241984
9781351241991 (electronic bk.)
9781351242004
9781351242011 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections. English