Platonov, or the Disinherited
adapted and directed by Jay Scheib after the play by Chekhov
October 3, 2013 La Jolla Playhouse
Platonov, or The Disinherited builds upon stagecast initiatives such as National Theatre Live and the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD. Rather than shooting from the back of the theater at The Kitchen, Scheib—as he has done in past productions such as World of Wires at The Kitchen operates the cameras himself on stage, visible to the audience. The footage is projected onto screens integrated into the set, and, in the case of Platonov, or The Disinherited, is also live-edited and broadcast to cinemas as a stand-alone feature film generated in real time. This worksample represents only what is filmed by Scheib's camera.
Platonov, or The Disinherited,
Stage design by Josh Higgason and Caleb Wertenbaker, sound design by Anouschka Trocker, video design by Josh Higgason, live camera by Jay Scheib and Laine Rettmer, and costumes by Alba Clemente; with performances by Judy Bauerlein, Sarita Choudhury, Mikeah Jennings, Rosalie Lowe, Jon Morris, Ayesha Ngaujah, Laine Rettmer, Jay Scheib, Natalie Thomas and Tony Torn.
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