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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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