Interview with Director Bogdan Tabacaru

Bogdan, this is already your third time directing within Entity. In the past, you directed Numbers, a modern play based on actual political events, and the screwball comedy Lend Me A Tenor. This time you have chosen Anton Chekhov’s world-famous classic. One really cannot say that you only like a certain type! Can you tell…

About THE SEAGULL

The Seagull, Anton Chekhov’s great classic, revolutionized theatre in the late 19th century. It is a heart-wrenching and darkly funny story about love, art and ill-fated ambition. Follow our blog for fresh updates from off stage and on stage.

Designing Theater Costumes

Bogdan, how do you as the director develop the costuming vision for your play? Costume design is not initially a distinct process. I read the play many times and take careful notes about the characters, the setting of the play, the personalities of the characters as well as their motivations and emotions. As I get…

THE SEAGULL – Meet The Cast!

“I’m still adrift in a chaos of dreams and images, with no faith in myself, and no idea where I’m going, or what I’m for.” I hate myself as a writer. I often write in a kind of a fog, and I dont know what am writing about. “Oh, wasn’t it good before, Kostya !…

A Newcomer’s Perspective on Theatre, Entity and Seagulls

By Oliver Sachgau I don’t remember what made me audition for the Seagull. Theatre has accompanied me in life as far back as Grade 2, where I managed to wrangle the role of the wolf in a musical adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood that my class performed in front of captivated kindergartners. I could…

Discovering Another Acting Dimension

Roger Voight, playing the role of Sorin, explores another challenging aspect of bringing a character to life on stage. Making a commitment to acting requires a great deal of openness and a willingness to push yourself outside your comfort zone in order to create a character on stage that is authentic and interesting to the…

The Seagull cast goes to town!

The second week of Ocober was very exciting for the Seagull cast: They were booked for two rehearsed readings in Munich’s trendy Schwabing district. And what better places are there if you perform a Russian play in English than a Russian pub and an English bookshop! On October 15, a special dish was offered at…

The Seagull – Relationship Carousel

The characters populating The Seagull are terribly complicated! They say something but mean something else, they love someone but marry someone else, they are heartbroken but will never tell…. If you would like to know what’s really going on – here is the Seagull Sociogram for a quick study, before the curtain rises.