The Seagull is Tsjechov's evergreen about man's impotence to be happy. Love and death are placed against the backdrop of theatre and literature.
Premiere: 02/11/1988 – Beursschouwburg, Brussels
Blauwe Maandag Cie
cast: brit alen, jacob beks, jan decleir, els dottermans, chris lomme, peter van den begin, rikkert van dijck, koen van impe, ria verschaeren and dries wieme
direction: luk perceval
bewerking: luk perceval and gommer van rousselt
scenography: johan herbosch
costumes: greet prove
dramaturgy: gommer van rousselt
light design: steve kemp
Els Dottermans is nominated for the Colombina (best female supporting role) as Nina in 'The Seagull'. 'The Seagull' is selected for the Theaterfestival 1989.
"In my view even Tsjechov is Flemish. Theatre has to be recognisable and as such it is your responsibility as director to link the story to your own society and culture. " (LP in 1992)