Moscow Art Theatre - 17 December 1898. A new genre of dramatic art is born. It stages real life- our life. It forces acting to reinvent its future identity. The Seagull. A play about the intrigue of love and art. About how one man can destroy another without any particular reason. A comedy by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov written tomorrow and defining contemporary stage. From November 30th a seagull is flying over the NTNG.