The Jamie Lloyd Company's previously delayed production of Anton Chekhov‘s The Seagull, in a new version by Anya Reiss, officially opens July 7 following previews that began June 29 at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End.
Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the limited engagement will continue through September 10.
The cast features Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones, Breakfast at Tiffany's) as Nina, Tom Rhys Harries (Torch Song Trilogy, White Lines) as Trigorin, Daniel Monks (Pulse, The Normal Heart) as Konstantin, Olivier winner Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, Present Laughter) as Arkadina, Sophie Wu (The Break, The Table) as Masha, Jason Barnett (Living Newspaper, Life of Galileo) as Shamrayev, Robert Glenister (Tango at the End of Winter, Glengarry Glen Ross) as Sorin, Mika Onyx Johnson (Cyrano de Bergerac, Boxes) as Medvedenko, Gerald Kyd (Richard III, Deep Blue Sea) as Dorn, and Sara Powell (Disgraced, Stuff Happens) as Polina with understudies Katie Buchholz, Tina Harris, Joseph Langdon, and David Lee-Jones.
The Seagull is designed by Soutra Gilmour with lighting by Jackie Shemesh, sound and composition by George Dennis, casting by Stuart Burt, costume supervision by Anna Josephs, props supervision by Fahmida Bakht, associate direction by Jonathan Glew, and associate design by Rachel Wingate.
Reiss’ playwriting credits include Oliver Twist (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Uncle Vanya (St. James Theatre), Spring Awakening (U.K. tour), Three Sisters (Southwark Playhouse), and The Acid Test and Spur of the Moment (Royal Court Theatre). Her works for the screen include Ackley Bridge and EastEnders.