Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes, with one intermission

Contemporary Russian theatre rarely finds itself in the American spotlight, but it is just as prolific and passionate as it's famous Chekhovian roots.  Join The Seagull Project, in an exchange with Pavel Rudnev, Director of Special Programs at the Moscow Art Theatre, for a look into the new works of a complicated country.  Gavin Reub directs two contemporary Russian one-acts built underneath Putin's Federation.

I Won by Yaroslava Pulinovich, translated by John Freedman

Radio Culture by Maxim Dosko, translated by Yuri Kaliada

As part of The Great Soul of Russia series

SeagullThe Seagull Project was formed out of a passion for the great works of Anton Chekhov. Having met and collaborated on Seattle Shakespeare Company's wildly successful Threepenny Opera  in 2011, the founding producers immediately sought a new collaboration; one which allowed the actors to take the time needed to create an ensemble and honor the work of Chekhov with bravery, honesty, simplicity, and elegance. In January of 2013, they opened The Seagull in ACT's Falls Theatre, garnering both audience and critical acclaim. In April of 2014, The Seagull Project had the great distinction of becoming the first American ensemble in history to perform at the Ilkhom Theatre in Tashkent, Uzbekistan - a Seattle sister city. Upon their return, they produced Chekhov's Three Sisters in January of 2015. Learn more about The Seagull Project at www.theseagullproject.org .