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 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Anton Chekhov:

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

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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