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Anatomy of a Seagull

After Chekhov


  • Playwright

    Jason Byrne 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Anton Chekhov 

  • Synopsis

    A girl lives all her life on the shore of a lake. She loves the lake, like a seagull, and she’s happy and free, like a seagull. But a man arrives by chance, and when he sees her, he destroys her, out of sheer boredom. A forensic examination of death by a thousand cuts, based on the classic play by Anton Chekov.

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  • Date of First Production

    05 September 2009

  • Production Notes

    Presented along with 'Jesus Has My Mom In There And Has Beat Her Up Real Bad' as part of Loose Canon's Piggyback Project at the 2009 Absolut Dublin Fringe Festival.

  • Producer

    Produced by Loose Canon Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

Original Cast  
Performer Noelle Brown (1)
Performer Deirdre Roycroft
Performer Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Performer Karl Quinn
Performer Jonathan Byrne
Performer John Cronin
Performer Simon Coury
Performer Damien Hasson
Performer Charlie Murphy
Production Team  
Director Jason Byrne
Designer Ciaran O'Melia
Producer Jody O'Neill
Sound Designer Niall Toner
Sound Designer Ray Boyle
Choreographer Ella Clarke
Design Assistant Katherine Graham
Design Assistant Liv Monaghan
Design Assistant Caroline Norris
Company Manager Valeria Cavalli
Production Manager Adrian Mullan
Stage Manager Justin Murphy
Assistant Stage Manager Petra Hjortsberg
Set Construction Ian Thompson
Scenic Artist Neil Carroll
Production Electrician Barry Madden
Assistant Publicist Agathe Cipres
Graphic Design Detail. Design Studio
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Publicity Layla O'Mara


  • Contact

    Loose Canon Theatre Company

  • Address

    26 South Frederick Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Website


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Loose Canon Theatre Company

  • Address

    26 South Frederick Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Website