The Cherry Orchard
T302265657The 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 ..
Archive :: production:T302265657, play:S2768, venue:V402
Co-commissioned by and produced in association with Athens & Epidaurus Festival, THE EDGE, Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, The Singapore Repertory Theatre, Teatro Espanol de Madrid. With thanks to CQS, Bank of America, American Airlines and other sponsors The Bridge Project. CQS Space at the Old Vic