The Cherry Orchard

Cast: 5f 7m plus extras

Staging: Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £60 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 108 pages ISBN: 9781854594129Publication Date:
30 Oct 1998
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
Ebook, 108 pages ISBN: 9781780016788Publication Date:
11 Nov 2015
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First Staged:
1904; this translation first staged by English Touring Theatre, 2000

The Cherry Orchard

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Stephen Mulrine

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Chekhov's classic tragicomedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Aristocratic landowner Ranevskaya can no longer afford to keep her childhood home with its beautiful but barren cherry orchard. She rejects the compromise offered by Lopakhin, a local businessman, to cut down the orchard and sell the land for holiday homes. Eventually Ranevskaya and her family are forced to leave the estate which Lopakhin has now bought.

Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard was first staged at the Moscow Art Theatre in January 1904 in a production directed by Konstantin Stanislavsky.

This translation by Stephen Mulrine, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, was first performed by English Touring Theatre in 2000.

This version of The Cherry Orchard is also available in the collection Chekhov: Four Plays.

Set Text >> The Cherry Orchard is a set text for SQA English & Communication Advanced Higher and for WJEC Drama and Theatre Arts A/AS Level.

Press Quotes

'Stephen Mulrine's spry, accomplished translation succeeds in bringing out the comedy of the piece without sacrificing its pathos. The mood moves from merriment to melancholy (and back again) in compelling, quicksilver fashion'

Alex Ramon - British Theatre Guide

'Mulrine's translation captures the turn of the century feeling without being fussy'

thepublicreviews.com

Cast: 5f 7m plus extras

Staging:Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £60 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback,108 pages ISBN: 9781854594129Publication Date:
30 Oct 1998
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
Ebook,108 pages ISBN: 9781780016788Publication Date:
11 Nov 2015
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

The Cherry Orchard
The Seagull
The Wedding
Chekhov: Shorts
The Bear
The Proposal
Three Sisters
Three Sisters
Seagull
Uncle Vanya
Chekhov on Theatre
Uncle Vanya
Three Sisters
The Seagull
Ivanov
Three Sisters
Swansong
Ivanov
Three Sisters
The Cherry Orchard
Uncle Vanya
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
A Tragic Figure
On the Evils of Tobacco
Three Sisters
Chekhov: Four Plays

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
Ibsen: Three Plays
The Wild Duck
The Seagull
The Government Inspector
The Dance of Death
Swansong
The Bear
The Misanthrope
The Servant of Two Masters
The Proposal
Children of the Sun
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Summerfolk
Ghosts
Chekhov: Shorts
John Gabriel Borkman
Chekhov: Four Plays
An Enemy of the People
The Marriage of Figaro
The Game Of Love And Chance
Three Sisters
Chekhov on Theatre
A Tragic Figure
Ivanov
On the Evils of Tobacco
Uncle Vanya
The Wedding

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