Historama, October 18

Cold shower for Chekhov’s legendary play and a very long sleep for capricious Alaska made up this day in Russian history. “Seagull” goes to the dogs On this day in 1896, critics bashed Anton’s Chekhov’s play “The Seagull,” which premiered at the Aleksandrinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. Chekhov was devastated and swore never to write […]