Chekhov’s The Seagull To Be Performed At U.T. Dallas Nov. 2-4 and 10, 11

Anton Chekhov’s classic drama The Seagull, translated by Jean-Claude van Itallie, will be performed at The University of Texas at Dallas Nov. 2-4 and 10, 11.

The play will be directed by UTD faculty member Shannon Kearns, who last year was assistant director and performed the role of Agaue in the UTD production of the world premiere of a new translation of Euripides’ The Bakkhai.

The Seagull will be presented in the University Theatre on the UTD campus. Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free to UTD students, faculty, and staff with a valid UTD ID card and $10 to all others.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UTD, please call UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), or e-mail [email protected], or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ web site at Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982. Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UTD

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 7,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores. The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs. For additional information about UTD, please visit the university’s web site at

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