Alexandru Mihail directs the Yale School of Drama production of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" Jan. 24 to 28 at 8 p.m. at the University Theatre, 222 York St., New Haven. There is a 2 op.m. performance on Saturday, Jan. 28.
The cast includes Josia Bania, Will Cobbs, Winston Duke, Chris Henry, Sheria Irving, Charles Margossian, Brenda Meaney, Seamus Mulcahy, Jen Mulrow, Max Roll, Jillian Taylor and Carmen Zilles.
Tickets, starting at $10, are available online at drama.yale.edu, by phone at 203-432-1234, and in person at the Box Office at 1120 Chapel St. at York Street).
Born in Bucharest, Romania, Mihail earned his BA in theatre directing from The National University of Theatre and Film “I.L. Caragiale.’ In 2005, he won the prestigious UNITER Prize for Debut for his production of Peter Shaffer's "Black Comedy."
He also directed "The Dresser" by Ronald Harwood (Constanta State Theatre, 2009); "Tlicked/Blifat" by Gabriel Pintilei (Odeon Theatre, Bucharest, 2010); and the television series "Poor Man, Rich Man" (MediaPro Pictures). In 2009, Alexandru won a Fulbright Scholarship to attend the MFA program at Yale School of Drama, where his credits include Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." At Yale Cabaret, he has directed Chekhov's "The Wedding Reception," among other productions.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times