Audition Announcement: The Seagull

Performing Arts
Organization The Company Theatre
Deadline January 24, 2023

In a new version developed by Carl Del Buono, Anton Chekhov’s classic play, The Seagull examines the delicate relationships between family, love, and art. Set at a lakeside retreat away from the city, bohemian and bourgeoisie guests clash over what it means to create art while falling in and out of love with one another.

Audition Dates:
Monday, January 23 6:30pm-9:30pm
Tuesday, January 24 6:30pm-8:00pm

Callback Dates: Tuesday, January 24 8:00pm-9:30pm

Audition Material: Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue in any style. Please bring a headshot/resume. If you are called back, you will be asked to read short selections from the script.

If you can not make auditions or callbacks, we will be accepting online submissions through Tuesday, January 24 at 11:50pm. Send video along with headshot/resume to [email protected]

In our continued commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, The Company Theatre encourages actors of any age, race, gender identity/expression, and ability to audition.

Production Dates: Rehearsals will begin no earlier than February 2.

Tech Week will begin April 10.

Performing April 14-30 at the SOTA Black Box Theatre, 45 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607

*With the possibility of a limited number of daytime rehearsals and/or performances in April*


CAST BREAKDOWN – 15 Actors, ages 18+
Arkadina, an actress (40’s-50’s)
Treplyov, her son, an aspiring writer (20’s-30’s)
Sorin, her brother (50’s-60’s)
Nina, an aspiring actress (20’s-30’s)
Shamraev, an overseer (50’s-60’s)
Polina, his wife (50’s-60’s)
Masha, their daughter (20’s-30’s)
Trigorin, a writer (late 30’s-early 40’s)
Dorn, a doctor (50’s-60’s)
Medvedenko, a teacher (30’s-40’s)
Yakov, a workman (20’s-30’s) Treplyov U/S
Cook (40’s-50’s) Arkadina U/S
Maid (20’s-30’s) Nina U/S
Worker (30’s-40’s) Trigorin U/S
Worker (20’s-30’s) Masha U/S