Kristin Scott Thomas in The Seagull
(© Johan Persson)
Kristin Scott Thomas in The Seagull
(© Johan Persson)
Full casting has been announced for the Broadway production of the Royal Court Theatre's production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, to begin performances on September 16 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The show, which will open on October 1, will be directed by Ian Rickson and feature a new translation by Christopher Hampton.

Kristin Scott Thomas will reprise her Olivier Award-winning role as Arkadina. The cast will also include Peter Sarsgaard as Trigorin, Zoe Kazan as Masha, Ann Dowd as Polina, Julian Gamble as Shamrayev; in addition, Mackenzie Crook as Konstantin, Art Malik as Dorn, Carey Mulligan as Nina, Pearce Quigley as Medvedenko, Peter Wight as Sorin, Christopher Patrick Nolan as Yakov, and Mary Rose as the Maid will all reprise their roles from the Royal Court production.

The show will be designed by Hildegard Bechler, with lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Ian Dickinson, and original music by Stephen Warbeck. Rickson was the artistic director of the Royal Court for seven years.