DetailsThe 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 ..Performers Joanna Lumley (Madame Ranevskaya), Timothy Bateson, Robert Calvert, Debbie Chazen, Lisa Dillon, Peter Eyre, Roger Hammond, Tom Mannion, Tobias Menzies, Robin Pearce, Carolyn Pickles, Hugh Sachs, Annabel Scholey.
Author Anton Chekhov. Producer Sheffield Theatres. Director Jonathan Miller. Design Isabella Bywater. Sound Adam Cork. Music Adam Cork. Lighting Tim Mitchell.