ARTICLES & ARCHIVES | THE SEAGULL
THE MAGIC OF MOVIES
AT ARROW PARK
Directed by MICHAEL MAYER
There were limited activities at Arrow Park in the early and mid-Summer of 2015. It was planned. It was anticipated. The estate was closed to the general public and became the movie set for Michael Mayer's film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull – a classic 19th-century Russian play.
The film's world premiere took place at the Tribeca Film Festival (Manhattan) on April 21, 2018 prior to general release on May 11, 2018.
Arrow Park is listed in the Orange County NY Film Office.
Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening, Corey Stoll, Brian Dennehy, Michael Zegen, Mare Winningham, Jon Tenney, Glenn Fleshler, Billy Howle, Ben Thompson, Barbara Tirrell, Paul Krisikos, Thomas Hettrick.
Lights, camera, action as movie crew films in Monroe
July 27, 2015. Chris McKenna
Times Herald-Record, Middletown NY
The Hollywood and Broadway stars Annette Bening, Brian Dennehy and Elisabeth Moss were part of a movie cast that just spent the last month traipsing around a 12-bedroom mansion and its bucolic surroundings in Monroe to film a movie adaptation of the 19th century Russian play "The Seagull"... article
Annette Bening and Production Designer Jane Musky Take Us Behind the Scenes of The Seagull Set
Posted May 14, 2018
Text by Marc Malkin
In the film adaption of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov's The Seagull—starring Annette Bening—a former Russian cooperative is used as a 19th-century estate. It wasn’t that hard to find just the right place to shoot the latest film adaptation of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s iconic 19th-century play The Seagull. Production designer Jane Musky simply looked back to her childhood... article
For those that enjoy some historical trivia
Elizabeth Fortescue, Arts Editor, The Daily Telegraph
October 2, 2018