Mon Jun 30, 5:10 PM ET
NEW YORK - Kristin Scott Thomas will make her Broadway debut this fall in a revival of "The Seagull," Anton Chekhov`s melancholy comedy of unfulfillment set among the upper crust of late 19th-century Russia.
Thomas portrays Arkadina, a volatile, extravagant actress in this production from London`s Royal Court Theatre where it received rave reviews. It opens Oct. 1 at the Walter Kerr Theatre with preview performances beginning Sept. 16.
The play, in a new version by Christopher Hampton, will also star Peter Sarsgaard as the writer Trigorin. Also in the cast is Zoe Kazan as Masha, the morose daughter of an estate steward. The director is Ian Rickson, former artistic director of the Royal Court.
Thomas, who receiv...