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The Cherry Orchard (Drama Classic)
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%)
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'

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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:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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