The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)

Cast: 5f 7m plus extras

Staging: Multipurpose set

Amateur rights performance fee: £54 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%)
EPUB, 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 (Drama Classic)

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: £54 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%)
EPUB, 108 pages ISBN: 9781780016788Publication Date:
11 Nov 2015
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

Three Sisters (Drama Classics)
Chekhov on Theatre
Three Sisters
The Seagull
Ivanov
Uncle Vanya (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Lynn)
Seagull
The Cherry Orchard
Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)
The Cherry Orchard
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov / McPherson)
The Seagull (Drama Classics)
Three Sisters
The Wedding
A Tragic Figure
Chekhov: Shorts
Swansong
The Proposal
The Bear
On the Evils of Tobacco
Chekhov: Four Plays
Uncle Vanya (Chekhov/Baker)

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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