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Theater Picks: Bartlett presents Chekhov’s ‘The Seagull’ at a farmhouse near the Eno

From left, Moriah Williams as Nina and Jon Parker Douglas as Trigorin in Bartlett Theater’s production of “The Seagull.”
From left, Moriah Williams as Nina and Jon Parker Douglas as Trigorin in Bartlett Theater’s production of “The Seagull.” Jesse Presler

Durham’s Bartlett Theater offers a contemporary take on Chekhov’s “The Seagull” this weekend and next, performed outdoors in various locations around a historic farmhouse on the Eno River. Jonathan Bohun Brady directs a cast of ten, all N.C. residents, including three Actor’s Equity members. 6:30 p.m. May 20-21 and 27-29. $25. 919-803-2203 or bartletttheater.org.

Other highlights

  • Burning Coal Theatre Company’s annual collaboration this weekend with Oakwood Cemetery is a series of vignettes about those interred there. This year’s edition concentrates on notable immigrants. Details at burningcoal.org.
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