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Chekhov’s The Seagull

by Thomas Pasatieri

Music Direction by Eve Budnick

Presented Friday, August 1st at 8 PM and Sunday, August 3rd at 3 PM
Performed at The Center for Arts in Natick

Join Opera del West for the New England premiere of The Seagull.  “Chekhov’s voice has resounded from stages all over the Boston area”, according to Don Aucoin of the Boston Globe.  This post-romantic setting by Thomas Pasatieri, opera and film score composer, will be sung in English.  This comic tragedy tells the story of an aging actress, her rebellious playwright son, and the friends and lovers that visit them at their summer home.

Cast of Characters:

Constantine – Nathan Rodriguez

Nina – Kelley Hollis

Masha – Sara Avari

Irina – Alessandra Gabbianelli

Trigorin – Brandon Martinez

Sorin – Miles Rind

Dr. Dorn – Joel Edwards

Medvedenko – Brian Gonzalez

Pauline – Amy Mitchell

Shamrayeff – Stefan Riley

Covers and Chorus:

Beth Grzegorzewski (Masha)

Maxwell Porterfield (Nina)

Matthew Hennek (Dr. Dorn)



The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN)
14 Summer Street, Natick, MA 01760


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