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
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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'

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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 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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