The Cherry Orchard archiveThe Cherry Orchard premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre 17 January 1904, on Chekhov's 44th birthday and only six months before his death. Overjoyed at being back at her large country house Madame Ranyevskaya is reassured to find the cherry orchard looking unchanged. But for how long? The family's wealth has gone and their only hope is to destroy the beloved orchard. The axes are ready to swing through the orchards of Russia ..


Diana Rigg (Madame Ranevskaya), William Gaunt (Gayev, Jemma Redgrave (Varya), Maureen Lipman (Caarlotta), Natalie Cassidy (Dunyasha), Paul Chahidi, John Davitt, Frank Finlay, Oliver Kieran-Jones, Christopher Mellows, John Nettleton


Author: Anton Chekhov
Corporate Sponsor: Jackson-Stops and Staff
Producer: Chichester Festival Theatre
Director: Philip Franks
Design: Leslie Travers
Lighting: Rick Fisher
Musical Director: Matthew Scott
Sound: John Leonard
Choreographer: Marguerite Porter
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The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1410078978. Details of all The Cherry Orchard archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2768

Archive Listings

15 May 08
7 Jun 08
Chichester Festival Theatre
West Sussex

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